The Steelers announced their fourth-round pick from Mexico City, moments after the Texans did the same from Monterrey.
Mexico was present in the 2022 NFL Draft.
With the star runner Najee Harrisaccompanied by the outstanding chef Achilles Chavezthe Pittsburgh Steelers announced from a terrace overlooking the Monument to the Revolution in Mexico Cityto wide receiver Calvin Austin III as their fourth-round pick, with the 38th overall pick.
The Steelers they were one of a handful of teams to announce fourth-round picks from the 2022 NFL Draft from international locations.
Harris participated in a culinary event with chef Achilles as part of the celebration of the draft of the NFL with fans of the team pittsburgh In our country.
Austinout of Memphis, is the second wide receiver selected by the Steelers so far in the draft, after choosing George Pickens from Georgia in the second round.
Previously, with the No. 2 pick in the fourth round, No. 107 overall, the Houston Texans announced, from the city of Monterey, Nuevo Leonin the north of Mexicoto the corridor Dameon Pierce of Florida as your new player.
Houston took the running back from Florida, the selection was announced from the capital of Nuevo León.
The person in charge of making the selection for the Texans was defensive tackle Houston, Roy Lopezof Mexican extraction.
lopez He comes from completing his rookie season with the Texans in 2021, after being recruited by houston in the sixth round of 2021 NFL Draftcoming from the University of Arizona.
He became an immediate starter for houstonstarting 15 of the 16 games he appeared for the team in his freshman year, and recording one sack, one fumble recovery, and 31 total tackles.
On your side, pierce He is a 5-foot-10-inch runner, weighing 2,018 pounds. He is known as a one-cut runner, coming off a 13-touchdown rushing campaign for Floridanine of which came in goal line situations, according to data from ESPN Stats & Information.
Monterey is not the only international venue that will be involved throughout the weekend, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers opening the fourth-round picks, one spot above the Texansannouncing from Munich, Germany, a Cade Ottoof the University of Washington.
Also, from Germanythe Kansas City Chiefs announced, with the help of the former German national team player, Oliver Bierhofhis fourth round turn, the cornerback Joshua Williams from Fayetteville State.
The New York Jets announced since Londonvia former team center, Nick Mangold at the observatory of the iconic The Shardto the tackle max mitchell from louisiana, as his fourth-round pick. From the same city, but in the Wembley Statethe jacksonville jaguars they revealed the cornerback Snoop Connor as your new player. The Chicago Bears They were the third team in the NFL who announced from United Kingdomwith the tackle Braxton-Jones from Southern Utah being announced by an English boy, flag football player in the fifth round.
From Rio de Janeiro –and with the Christ of Corcovado in the background–, the soccer player from flamingo and of the brazilian national team, Philip Louisannounced the turn of the fourth round for the Miami Dolphinswide receiver Erik Ezukamafrom Texas Tech.
It is also expected that arizona cardinals announce some last day selection from Mexico.