Here’s who the Buccaneers selected in 2021 NFL Draft


TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — With the final pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Buccaneers selected linebacker Grant Stuard of Houston.

During his 2020 season with the Houston Cougars, Stuard started in all seven regular season games and the led the American Athletic Conference with 8.7 tackles per game.

Houston Cougars

In Round 7, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected cornerback Chris Wilcox from BYU.

Wilcox played in a career 41 games, including 26 starts.

19FTB vs Idaho State 06401 19FTB vs Idaho State 2019 BYU Football BYU-42 ISU-10 November 16, 2019 Photo by Gabriel Mayberry/BYU Copyright Brigham Young University – 2019 (BYU Cougars)

In Round 5, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected linebacker KJ Britt. He played college football at Auburn.

American Team linebacker KJ Britt of Auburn (33) signals a score during the American Team practice for the NCAA Senior Bowl college football game in Mobile, Ala., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected wide receiver Jaleon Darden in the fourth round of the NFL draft, No. 129 overall. Darden played college football at North Texas and had 19 touchdown catches last season.

North Texas Mean Green Football vs SMU Mustangs at Apogee Stadium in Denton on September 19th, 2020 in Denton, Texas. (Photo by Manny Flores)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected Notre Dame offensive tackle Robert Hainsey in the third round of the NFL draft, No. 95 overall.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected Kyle Trask in the second round of the NFL draft and will groom the Florida quarterback to potentially become Tom Brady’s successor. With all 22 starters returning from last season, the Super Bowl champions are drafting players who are not expected to fill significant roles right away. Brady is coming off winning a seventh NFL title. He turns 44 in August and has said he’d like to play at least until he’s 45. That gives Trask, the 64th selection overall, plenty of time to learn from Brady.

During the Gators’ game against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the SEC Championship on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. / UAA Communications photo by Alex de la Osa (Florida Gators)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected Washington linebacker Joe Tryon in the first round of the NFL draft, No. 32 overall. A team with no glaring needs after keeping the core of the roster together in free agency, the Super Bowl champions are looking to add young players who’ll have time to develop while Tom Brady and a deep, talented roster try to become the first club to win consecutive NFL titles since the 2003 and 2004 New England Patriots. Tryon opted out of playing at Washington last season due to the coronavirus pandemic. He is an outstanding pass rusher who eventually will be counted to make a relentless pass rush spearheaded by Shaquil Barrett and Jason Pierre-Paul even better.

Washington Huskies

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