Lions draft CB Darius Slay early in 2nd round - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Lions draft CB Darius Slay early in 2nd round

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have selected Mississippi State cornerback Darius Slay in the second round of the NFL draft.

Detroit drafted Slay 36th overall Friday night, a day after taking BYU defensive end Ziggy Ansah with the No. 5 pick. Slay had five interceptions last season and returned one of them for a touchdown.

The Lions have a spot for him to start opposite veteran cornerback Chris Houston. The 6-foot, 192-pound Slay is from Brunswick, Ga.