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Published April 28, 2011, 11:01 AM

Former Bison cornerback could be drafted during the late rounds

Fargo, ND (WDAY Sports) - Now it's just the first round tonight, the remaining six rounds come over the next two days which figure to be anxious ones for former Bison cornerback Josh Gatlin.

By: Dom Izzo, WDAY

Gatlin has seen his stock rise over the past three months, thanks to a great all-star game and 4:38:40 time. Mel Kiper Junior tweeted that Gatlin figures to be drafted during the late rounds.

Josh Gatlin - Former Bison Cornerback: “Now we just have to wait until that day comes, sit by phone and TV, see what happens. A lot of support from back home, Fargo, Wahpeton area, I thank you, now it's nervous system thing, waiting to see everything you've been working for falls thru.”

Another Bison, LaMoure native Michael Arndt will be waiting by the phone this weekend. NDSU has had 2 players drafted in the last 3 years.