Posted April 27, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Denver Broncos orchestrated a deal with Cleveland to move up in the third round and select San Diego State running back Ronnie Hillman with the 67th overall pick in the NFL draft. In the swap, Denver sent the Browns its third-round pick, No. 87 overall, and a fourth-rounder (No. 120). A workhorse for the Aztecs, Hillman finished his career with 3,243 yards rushing. That's third on the school's all-time list, trailing only Marshall Faulk (4,589 yards) and Larry Ned (3,462). Hillman will more than likely serve as the backup for Willis McGahee, who led the team in rushing with 1,199 yards last season.

Denver Broncos Draft Ronnie Hillman, RB, in Third Round

Ronnie Hillman poses for a headshot during the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Ben Liebenberg) The Denver Broncos have selected Ronnie Hillman with the 67th pick of the 2012 NFL Draft. This is absolutely the right pick.  John Elway, more than anyone, understands that a premier rushing attack combined with a franchise quarterback will put...

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San Diego State running back Ronnie Hillman jumps into the end zone for a touchdown against New Mexico in the second half during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, in San Diego. San Diego State beat New Mexico 35-7. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) I asked the BroncoTalk staff four simple questions. Here are each of their answers (of those staffers available): Tim Lynch...
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