Arizona Cardinals take Canadian Adams in third round of NFL draft

DETROIT, Maine — Isaiah Adams is an Arizona Cardinal.

Arizona selected the Illinois offensive lineman with the seventh pick, No. 71 overall, in the NFL draft on Friday night.

Adams, of Ajax, Ont., was the first Canadian selected in this year's draft.

Adams was a two-year starter at Illinois, serving as a captain in 2023.

He made 25 straight starts at Illinois, earning third-team All-Big Ten honours in 2022 and was an All-Big Ten honourable mention in 2023.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 26, 2024.

The Canadian Press