Two Rebels taken in seventh round of NFL Draft

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Ole Miss Sports) - Two more Rebels heard their names called during the 2019 National Football League Draft as Javon Patterson and Ken Webster were both selected in the seventh round on Saturday in Nashville, Tennessee.

In total, six Rebels were selected during the 2019 NFL Draft, the most since 1971 when the Ole Miss had nine players selected in a 17-round draft.

Patterson, a four-year starter for Ole Miss on the offensive line, was taken by the Indianapolis Colts with the No. 246 overall pick. The Petal, Mississippi, native started every game for the Rebels over the last three seasons and recorded 42 total starts during his time in Oxford.

Patterson helped anchor an Ole Miss offense that ranked ninth in the country in total offense and fifth in passing yards per game during the 2018 season.

Heavily involved in community service activities during his time at Ole Miss, he helped start Patterson's Footlocker, a collection effort to gather new socks for homeless shelters in Mississippi. Patterson, along with other members of Ole Miss' Student Advisory Committee helped collect over 6,000 pairs of socks that were shipped out to communities all over the state of Mississippi.

Patterson was a member of the NCAA DI Football Recruiting Ad Hoc Working Group and was a two-time nominee for the Wuerffel Trophy, as well as a member of the 2018 Football Community Service Team and 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

Webster, a cornerback from Decatur, Georgia, was selected with the No. 252 overall pick by the New England Patriots.

He appeared in 47 career games in the secondary for the Rebels, tallying 125 total tackles and three interceptions in an Ole Miss uniform.