Seahawks select wide receiver Chris Harper in fourth round

Posted by Clare Farnsworth on April 27, 2013 – 10:29 am

The Seahawks kicked off their third day of the 2013 NFL Draft this morning by selecting Kansas State wide receiver Chris Harper in the fourth round.

Chris HarperHe signed with Oregon as a quarterback out of high school, but moved to wide receiver and then Kansas State.

The 6-foot, 234-pound Harper was the 26th pick in the round and 123rd overall.

This was the first of 10 scheduled picks for the Seahawks today, as they have three in the fifth round, two in the sixth and four in the seventh. The 12 total picks tie the franchise record for most in the seven-round drafts that began in 1994. They also had 12 in 2001.

Harper joins a list of previous fourth-round picks by the Seahawks that includes center John Yarno (1977), Pro Bowl running back Chris Warren (1990), kicker John Kasay (1991), linebacker Dean Wells (1993), defensive end Phillip Daniels (1996), linebacker Isaiah Kacyvenski (2000), guard Rob Sims (2006), defensive end Red Bryant (2008) and linebacker K.J. Wright (2011).

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