The newest Raiders

Published: Saturday, Apr. 27, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 3C
Last Modified: Sunday, Apr. 28, 2013 - 11:53 am

THE NEWEST RAIDERS

MENELIK WATSON

• Selected: 42nd (second round)

• College: Florida State

• Position: Offensive tackle

• Height, weight: 6-5, 310

• Comment: Only has two seasons of college football experience, one in community college and one at Florida State. A former college basketball player at Marist, he also dabbled in boxing after arriving in 2009 from England.

• Player personnel director Joey Clinkscales says: "We feel like he has strength, he's athletic. He's got the demeanor we're looking for, and he played at a high level in college. We're excited about that."

SIO MOORE

• Selected: 66th (third round)

• College: Connecticut

• Position: Linebacker

• Height, weight: 6-1, 245

• Comment: The Raiders continue to revamp one of their weakest units with the two-time All-Big East performer with a knack for making plays behind the line of scrimmage. Moore played for the Raiders' staff in the Senior Bowl.

• Coach Dennis Allen says: "He really epitomizes when you talk about a guy that loves football. So, we're trying to get as many quality football players as we can, and he fits that mold."

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