With the 173rd pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs select Illinois State TE James O'Shaughnessy.
Here is the Chiefs tight end we were looking for. Anthony Fasano was cut this offseason which made this a position folks have been looking to. NFL.com describes him as a basketball tight end:
"Basketball" tight end with plus foot quickness, concentration, hands and vertical ability. He can elevate and compete for jump balls while creating space for himself with his quickness. His blocking is a work in progress, but he could end up being a highly productive Day 3 draft pick if a team utilizes his talent properly.
The Chiefs have another true basketball tight end in Demetrius Harris, who played basketball in college. They were also connected to a couple of other basketball tight ends. Obviously they see a connection.
This is the second of back-to-back fifth round picks for the Chiefs. It's also a compensatory pick which means they could not trade it.
2015 NFL Draft schedule
Saturday, May 2 - 11 a.m. CT (Rounds 4-6 - 5 Minutes Per Pick, Round 7 - 4 Minutes Per Pick)
The final compensatory picks are also four minutes.
TV: NFL Network and ESPN / ESPN2
Streaming online: NFL.com
Chiefs remaining picks
Round 1 (18) No. 18 overall (Washington CB Marcus Peters)
Round 2: (17) No. 49 overall (Missouri OL Mitch Morse)
Round 3: (16) No. 76 overall (Georgia WR Chris Conley)
Round 3: (34) No. 98 overall (Oregon State DB Steven Nelson)
Round 4: (19) No. 118 overall (Georgia ILB Ramik Wilson)
Round 5: (36) No. 172 overall (Oregon State LB DJ Alexander)
Round 5: (37) No. 173 overall (Illinois State TE James O'Shaughnessy)
Round 6: (17) No. 193 overall (traded to Vikings)
Round 6: (42) No. 217 overall (Compensatory)
Round 7: (16) No. 233 overall
*Note that Chiefs comp picks can not be traded.