Matkevich drafted by Steelers

Former linebacker Tyler Matakevich heard his name called in the seventh round of the NFL Draft by the Steelers on Saturday.

Matakevich was the 26th pick of the seventh round and the 246th overall pick.

The linebacker won the Chuck Bednarik and Bronko Nagurski awards last season after totaling 138 tackles, 4.5 sacks, and five interceptions.

For his career, Matakevich tallied a 493 total tackles, which broke the school record.