Defensive tackle Alameda Ta’amu became the first Husky player taken in the 2012 NFL draft. The big man from Rainier Beach was selected in the fourth round (109th pick overall) by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Ta’amu had been projected as high as a second round pick by some analysts. But he falls to the fourth round and will join Stanford guard David DeCastro on the Steelers.
Here’s the audio of Alameda’s conference call with Steelers
Here’s the transcript below …
How do you feel? What are your thoughts on coming to Pittsburgh?
Good, I’m feeling good. …