Detroit Lions select Travis Fulgham, second ODU player ever taken in NFL Draft

Travis Fulgham ODU NFL Draft

BLACKSBURG, VA – SEPTEMBER 22: Wide receiver Travis Fulgham #7 of the Old Dominion Monarchs celebrates the victory against the Virginia Tech Hokies at S. B. Ballard Stadium on September 22, 2018 in Norfolk, Virginia. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images)

NORFOLK (WAVY) – Less than 24 hours after Oshane Ximines made history as the first Old Dominion player ever selected in the NFL Draft, his teammate hears his name. 

Wide receiver Travis Fulgham was taken with the 184th overall pick (6th round) by the Detroit Lions, and is just the second Monarch ever to be selected in the draft. 

Ximines, ODU’s all-time sacks leader, was taken with the 95th overall pick (third round) by the New York Giants on Friday night. 

Fulgham blossed during his senior season, catching 63 passes for 1,083 yards and nine touchdowns, as compared to nine touchdowns through his first three seaons. 

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