Sports

Seahawks select Idaho LB Korey Toomer

RENTON, Wash. – Korey Toomer became the latest player from the Western Athletic Conference to end up with the Seattle Seahawks when the Idaho linebacker was drafted in the fifth round of the NFL draft on Saturday.

Toomer was taken with the 154th overall selection in the draft. He’s the second linebacker and third player from the WAC taken by the Seahawks in the draft.

Toomer did it all at Idaho. He played a pair of linebacker positions, on the defensive line in nickel situations and even saw some snaps at fullback on offense. Toomer was a second-team all-WAC selection his senior season for the Vandals after recording 68 tackles, including 101/2 tackles for loss and four sacks. He missed the 2010 season with a broken hand.



Click here to comment on this story »



Saving for the future

sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.



Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile