Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

April 27, 2013

Bailey to join fellow WVU alum with the Rams


Associated Press

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Rams have selected their second prolific West Virginia wide receiver of the NFL draft, taking Stedman Bailey in the third round.

The Rams traded up eight spots in the first round to get Tavon Austin with the eighth overall pick Thursday night. One day later, they added Bailey, who has 4.4-second 40-yard dash speed, with the 92nd pick.

The 5-9 1-2, 197-pound Bailey caught 114 passes for 25 touchdowns with a 14.2-yard average. He had 13 catches for 303 yards and five touchdowns against Baylor and had four touchdowns catches against Oklahoma.