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Five Things to Know About Kansas City's Fifth-Round Draft Picks

The Chiefs selected two fifth-round draft picks on Saturday


Kevin Hogan, Stanford quarterback

Hogan put together an impressive résumé at Stanford.

Hogan, a captain of the Cardinal in his final two seasons at Stanford (2014, 2015), was named to the All-Pac 12 second team. As a starting quarterback, Hogan is 36-10.

His 36 wins at Stanford as a starting quarterback are the most in school history. He was 16-6 against opponents ranked in the AP Top 25.

In March, Sports Illustrated's Chris Burke wrote an article about why more teams should be considering Hogan.

"Perhaps the buzziest draft phrase relating to quarterback evaluations is 'NFL ready'—a reference to the intangible measurement of how quickly a college prospect can adapt," Burke wrote. "In this category, Hogan is near the top of his class. Besides his proficiency with a snap, Hogan excels at handling the mental demands of the position."

Read the full article here. draft analyst Lance Zierlein calls Hogan a "consistent winner" and that according to scouts, his teammates and coaches trust in his competitiveness above all else.

Hogan has "adequate mobility and is unafraid to pull the ball down and get tough yards to extend drives," Zierlein wrote, "[He's an] extremely bright person. Doesn't always look pretty, but finds ways to make winning plays in adverse situations. Doesn't get cute and feeds his top talent. Tasked to manage the offense and did just that. Smart and self-aware. Understands his strengths and weaknesses and doesn't take very many low percentage chances. Was the most accurate short-yardage passer in Pac-12 at 76.7 percent."

Read Zierlein's full analysis here.


Tyreek Hill, West Alabama running back

Hill holds a passion for sprinting in addition to football, and Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder once complimented the running back for his speed.

Hill visited with Kansas City on a visit before being drafted by the team Saturday.

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