Thursday, December 14, 2017
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFL draft: Bucs' sixth-round picks under Dominik

2010, Pick No. 172

Brent Bowden, P

College: Virginia Tech

Years with Bucs: 0

Analysis: Bowden had a good senior year for the Hokies and was invited to the NFL scouting combine after averaging 43.6 yards per punt. He was released at the end of training camp. Bowden spent a few weeks with the Jaguars in 2011 but never caught on in the NFL. He played last season for the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League.

2011, Pick No. 187

Allen Bradford, RB

College: Southern Cal

Years with Bucs: 1

Analysis: Bradford began his pro career as a running back and made the Bucs' roster out of training camp. But after limited success as a ball carrier, he wanted to switch to linebacker. The team released him in October, and he was claimed off waivers by the Seahawks and his former Southern Cal coach, Pete Carroll. He played in one game last season and did not record a tackle.

2012, Pick No. 174

Keith Tandy, S

College: West Virginia

Years with Bucs: 1

Analysis: Tandy was a roommate at West Virginia of linebacker Najee Goode, the Bucs' fifth-round pick in 2012. He has shown flexibility to play safety or cornerback and might be a vital part of the Bucs' special teams. Tandy was active for nine games and had three tackles last season.

Rick Stroud, Times staff writer

 
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