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Broncos draft S Will Parks with the 219th overall pick

Sixth-round pick S Will Parks in action during his collegiate career at Arizona. (AP Images)

CHICAGO –The Broncos selected Arizona safety Will Parks in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft (No. 219 overall).

Parks, a Pac-12 Honorable Mention in 2015, ended his Wildcats career with 31 starts, 197 tackles (20.5 for loss) and four interceptions. He played in four bowl games and was a team captain his senior season.

Parks is the first defensive player picked by Denver on Day 3. The Broncos selected Boston College safety Justin Simmons in the third round.

Barring a trade, the Broncos' final pick will be No. 228 overall in the seventh round.

Round 1 (No. 26 overall) – QB Paxton Lynch, Memphis
Round 2 (No. 63 overall) – DT Adam Gotsis, Georgia Tech
Round 3 (No. 98 overall) – FS Justin Simmons, Boston College
Round 4 (No. 136 overall) – RB Devontae Booker, Utah
Round 5 (No. 144 overall) – G Connor McGovern, Missouri
Round 6 (No. 176 overall) – FB Andy Janovich, Nebraska
Round 6 (No. 219 overall) – S Will Parks, Arizona
Round 7 (No. 228 overall)

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