2014 NFL Draft: Kevin Pierre-Louis Drafted by Seattle Seahawks


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On Saturday afternoon, Boston College linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis was drafted by the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks in the 4th Round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Pierre-Louis was the second Eagle drafted in the third and final session of this draft, having been preceded earlier in the fourth round by Andre Williams, now a New York Giant.

With his selection on Saturday, Kevin Pierre-Louis became the first Boston College linebacker taken in the Draft since Luke Kuechly, his former teammate, in 2012.

Williams was selected 113th overall, while Pierre-Louis was taken 132nd, just before the compensatory picks to end the round.

In 44 games in Boston College Eagles career, Kevin Pierre-Louis amassed 360 tackles, including a career-high 108 during the 2013 season. KPL also set a career-best mark with six sacks in 2013, alongside 10.5 tackles for a loss and his only career interception.

In the pre-Draft mocks, Pierre-Louis went as high as the fourth round (which turned out to be prophetic) and as low as undrafted (which turned out to be ignorant).

Seattle will prove to be a good location for KPL, as their stout defense helped them to their first championship. Given that the Seahawks are clearly one of the league’s elite, it should be an exciting place for him to play.

The Boston College community congratulates Kevin on his accomplishment.