Penn State Day Three Draft Tracker

Linebackers Gerald Hodges and Michael Mauti landed with the same team on the final day of the NFL Draft. Overall, three Nittany Lions were taken this year. UDFA updates now included.

DT Jordan Hill was the only Penn State product taken in the first two days of the 2013 NFL Draft, going to Seattle in the third round Friday night.

Day No. 3 of the Draft, which features rounds four through seven, saw slightly more action, with two Penn Stater's taken.


LB Gerald Hodges went to the Minnesota Vikings with the 23rd pick of the round and the 120th pick overall. The two-time All-Big Ten pick led Penn State in tackles in each of the past two seasons. He projects as a Will linebacker in the NFL and figures to be a special teams mainstay, as well.

Hodges was the 15th linebacker (and eighth OLB) taken.


No Lions were selected in this round.


No Lions were selected in this round.


LB Michael Mauti joined Hodges with the Vikings. He was the seventh pick of the final round and the 213th selection overall.

The All-American saw his draft stock slip after sustaining a torn ACL last November, the third serious knee injury of his career. He finished second on the team with 95 tackles last season.

Nittany Lions expected to get free-agent looks include (listed alphabetically):

• OL Mike Farrell: Signed with Pittsburgh

• DE Pete Massaro

• QB Matt McGloin

• DB Stephon Morris: Signed with New England

• OL Matt Stankiewitch: Signed with New England

• DE Sean Stanley

• DT James Terry

• FB Michael Zordich: Signed with Arizona

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