Patrick Surtain II is officially a Bronco.
The Alabama cornerback was selected ninth overall by the Denver Broncos Thursday night at the NFL Draft. The Broncos were thought to have perhaps taken a quarterback, specifically Ohio State's Justin Fields, but instead passed on Fields and took the best defensive player available.
Surtain joins a talented cornerback room, after Denver acquired free agents Kyle Fuller and Ronald Darby this offseason. Surtain was a three-year starter for Alabama, totaling 116 tackles nine passes defensed and four interceptions.
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