The Chiefs selected defensive tackle Rakeem Nunez-Roches of Southern Mississippi with the final choice of the NFL Draft’s sixth round on Saturday, No. 217 overall.
Nunez-Roches, who checked in at 6 feet 2 and 307 pounds at the NFL Combine, is a three-year starter who recorded 58 tackles, 14 for loss, three sacks and seven quarterback hurries in 2014.
He joins a defensive front that including Dontari Poe, Mike DeVito, Allen Bailey, Mike Catapano and Jaye Howard.
In other picks, the Chiefs selected cornerback Marcus Peters in the first round with the 18th overall pick Thursday.
On Friday, they picked Missouri guard Mitch Morse in the second round (49th overall), Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley with the 12th pick in the third round (76th overall) after trading a sixth-round pick to Minnesota, and Oregon State cornerback Steven Nelson with the 34th pick in the third round (98th overall).
On Saturday, they drafted Georgia linebacker Ramik Wilson in the fourth round (No. 118 overall), then took Oregon State linebacker D.J. Alexander and Illinois State tight end James O’Shaughnessy with back-to-back compensation picks in the fifth round (172nd and 173rd overall).
With their final pick, in the seventh round, they drafted Northern Illinois receiver Da’Ron Brown (233rd overall).
Chiefs’ sixth-round pick
▪ WHO: Defensive end/tackle Rakeem Nunez-Roches
▪ PICK: Round six (217th overall)
▪ SCHOOL: Southern Miss
▪ HEIGHT: 6-2
▪ WEIGHT: 300 pounds
▪ COMBINE STATS: 32 5/8-inch arms. 10 1/8-inch hands. 5.02-second 40-yard dash. 26 bench reps. 34-inch vertical. 114-inch broad jump. 7.67-second three-cone drill. 4.69 20-yard shuttle
▪ HOW HE FITS: The Chiefs have been seeking additional depth along the defensive line, and Nunez-Roches is an intriguing prospect. He fires off the ball quickly and plays hard, and could help as a gap-shooting interior disruptor.