Rams Select Chris Givens

DeaconSports.com
Posted Apr 28, 2012


On Saturday, Wake Forest wide receiver Chris Givens's dreams came true as he was selected in the 2012 NFL draft. Givens was the first Demon Deacon to be drafted in the 2012 draft.

Givens, a 5'11, 198-pound speedy receiver, was selected as the 1st pick in the 4rd round by the St. Louis Rams. He was the 96th overall pick in the 2012 draft.

This past season, Givens junior year, he was Wake Forest's feature receiver catching passes from Tanner Price. He caught 83 passes for 1,330 yards and 9 touchdowns in 2011, amassing 102 yards per game. For his efforts, Givens was named 1st Team All-ACC at wide receiver.

Givens is the 127th Demon Deacon to be drafted by an NFL franchise and the first since Brandon Ghee and Chris DeGeare were drafted in 2010.

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