Darius Slay thought he'd hear his name during the first day of the NFL draft, but he walked out of Radio City Music Hall without a team.
He stuck around, however, and the Detroit Lions didn't make him wait long.
''I just stayed in New York City,'' he said. ''I wanted to walk on the stage and enjoy every minute of it.''
The Lions gave him...
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April 27, 2013
After taking defensive end Ziggy Ansah in the first round Thursday, Martin Mayhew and the Lions returned Friday selecting speedy corner Darius Slay out of Mississippi State int second round and mauling offensive guard Larry Warford in the third.
I made it lol its crazy
— Darius slay (@_bigplayslay9) April 27, 2013
Slay, who the Lions took 36th overall ran the 40-yard dash (4.36...
How have the Detroit Lions fared with their picks in the 2013 draft? We’re handing out grades for each of their selections:
Round 1: Ziggy Ansah, DE, BYU
The Lions were a little stuck here. The top three offensive tackles came flying off the board in the first four picks and Detroit, wisely, opted not to trade up and chase. So, that left Ansah, the draft’s top two guards (Chance...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. You wanted defense, you got it.
For the first time in seven years, the Detroit Lions have taken defensive players with their first two draft picks.
After selecting defensive end Ziggy Ansah in Thursdays first round, the Lions came back Friday and went with Mississippi State cornerback Darius Slay.
The biggest question about Slay right now is a knee injury that...
Speed pays in the NFL, and Darius Slay is hoping to cash in on his.
Slay was the fastest defensive back at this year’s NFL combine and impressed scouts with his work in the individual drills as well. Once projected as a mid-to-late round pick, Slay boosted his stock into the third- or even second-round range with such a killer workout.
Johnthan Banks gets most of the hype and headlines...
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Darius Slay came in as a highly thought of junior college cornerback last season and had a good year for Mississippi State. And this coming season should be even better for the senior cornerback.
ATHENS -- He’d gotten some substitute snaps and kicking team work in the first four games. Given his chance for some serious SEC duties, though Darius Slay showed why Mississippi State signed him twice with the most impressive single moment of the Bulldog afternoon.