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Former Badger Cephus drafted by Detroit Lions

MADISON (WKOW) -- Former Badger wide receiver Quintez Cephus was selected by the Detroit Lions in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.

The Lions took Cephus with the 21st pick in the fifth round, #166 overall.

Cephus led the Badgers in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns in 2019. He earned honorable mention All-Big Ten honors in 2019.

He is the fourth former Badger to be drafted, following Jonathan Taylor (Colts), Zack Baun (Saints) and Tyler Biadasz (Cowboys).

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