Steelers draft picks' profiles

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Le'Veon Bell

Pos: RB • Ht: 6-1 • Wt: 230 • School: Michigan State

• About the pick: Only 20 years old. ... Will be targeted to be feature back in the Steelers offense, replacing Rashard Mendenhall. Steelers had him rated as the top running back in the draft. ... Can be used as a three-down back because he has very good hands and catches the ball well. ... Appeared in 40 games with the Spartans, starting his final 19, and rushed for 3,346 yards and 33 touchdowns in his career. The 33 TDs rank sixth in school history. ... Also caught 78 passes for 531 yards. ... Had 763 touches and 4,114 all-purpose yards at Michigan State. ... Offensive coordinator Todd Haley compares Bell to Eddie George, whom Haley coached with the Dallas Cowboys. "It puts us back in a place where we can have a chance to run the ball," Haley said. "We love the fact he catches the ball really well."

Markus Wheaton

Pos: WR • Ht: 5-11 • Wt: 182 • School: Oregon State

• About the pick: An Antonio Brown-type receiver who was very productive in four years at Oregon State. ... Was timed at 4.55 at the combine, but plays faster on tape and is more elusive. Used at a variety of positions, including running back. ... Very good after the catch, when he looks more like a running back because of his unique style and build. ... Appeared in 49 games at Oregon State, starting 30 in a row, and had 227 career catches for 2,994 yards and 16 touchdowns. Ranks eighth in Pacific-12 Conference history in career receptions. ... Also rushed for 631 yards and five touchdowns. Averaged 77.02 yards per game in his career. Played all three receiver positions -- split end, flanker and slot. ... Caught 91 passes in 2012 for 1,244 yards and 11 TDs, one shy of the school's single-season record.

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