By Sky Kerstein

The Redskins drafted Defensive End/Outside Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan with the 16th pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.  Kerrigan, six feet four inches, was a unanimous first team all-american at Purdue.  He is tied for the all-time football bowl subdivision record with 14 fumbles caused and had 210 tackles with 33.5 sacks in his career including one interception.  To get Kerrigan the Redskins traded their 10th pick to the Jacksonville Jaguars and got the Jaguars 16th pick overall and 49th pick as well.

Check out what Mike Shanahan and Ryan Kerrigan had to say following the selection.

Mike Shanahan Press Conference

Ryan Kerrigan Conference Call

Sky Kerstein is 106.7 The FAN’s Capitals Beat Reporter and co-host of “Morning Skate” every Sunday from 9am-10am on 106.7 The FAN.  Also you can find video recaps of every Caps game and post-game interviews on  You can get in touch with Sky on Facebook or via Twitter at

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