Found May 31, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Redskins signed fourth-round pick Kirk Cousins, the 102nd overall selection in the 2012 draft. Cousins, the all-time wins leader at Michigan State, impressed the Redskins at the Senior Bowl, when coaches Mike and Kyle Shanahan were opposing Cousins' North team. When Cousins was on the board in the fourth round -- many teams graded him as a second-round pick -- Mike Shanahan told Cousins the team couldn't afford not to take him. But Cousins isn't being groomed as the team's quarterback of the future -- that's No. 2 overall pick Robert Griffin III's title in Washington -- rather as insurance behind Griffin. It was the first time since 1989 that a team drafted two quarterbacks in the first four rounds of a draft. That year, Dallas drafted Troy Aikman first overall and Steve Walsh, a pupil of head coach Jimmy Johnson at Miami (Fla.).
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