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Another Seattle surprise: Seahawks select Texas A&M RB Christine Michael in 2nd round of draft

John Schneider threw in another surprise at a position where the Seattle Seahawks appeared set.With linebacker and the line of scrimmage seeming to be Seattle's priorities, the Seahawks went for Texas A&M running back Christine Michael with the 62nd overall selection, the final pick in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night.The selection was another eye-catching move by Schneider, the Seahawks general manager. Seattle picked up a speedy, bruising back who played sparingly as a senior, joining Marshawn Lynch and Robert Turbin. When asked which NFL running back he tries to emulate, Michael said, "Marshawn Lynch.""I just want to go into the league and do it for my family, my daughter, and just to be something I can't even imagine myself being," Michael said. "Just to be a powerful guy, a leader, and be a young player coming in with confidence and just help contribute."Seattle filled depth on the defensive line by selecting Penn State defensive tackle Jordan Hill with the 87th o...

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