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Anne Erickson


DETROIT, MICHIGAN - SEPTEMBER 29: Kenny Golladay #19 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after scoring a 9 yard touchdown thrown by Matthew Stafford #9 against the Kansas City Chiefs during the third quarter in the game at Ford Field on September 29, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The NFL Draft has wrapped up, and the Lions have a handful of new players to, God willing, help make us contenders in the upcoming season.

The upcoming season is the Lions’ first with new head coach Dan Campbell and general manager Brad Holmes running the team, plus new quarterback Jared Goff.

So, who did the Lions draft? Here’s the full list.

Detroit Lions 2021 NFL Draft Picks:

Round 1: No. 7 – Penei Sewell, OT, Oregon
Round 2: No. 41 – Levi Onwuzurike, DT, Washington
Round 3: No. 72 – Alim McNeill, DT, NC State
Round 3: No. 101 (from LAR) – Ifeatu Melifonwu, CB, Syracuse
Round 4: No. 112 – Amon-Ra St. Brown, WR, USC
Round 4: No. 113 (from CAR through CLE) – Derrick Barnes, LB, Purdue
Round 7: No. 257 (from BUF through CLE) – Jermar Jefferson, RB, Oregon State

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at and tweet at her @AnneErickson!