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Broncos make three straight picks in 7th

Check out photos of the Broncos' three seventh-round picks, Trevor Siemian, Taurean Nixon and Josh Furman.

The Broncos' other 2015 draft picks: LB (Round 1) | OL (Round 2) | TE (Round 3) | C/G (Round 4) | CB (Round 5) | DT Darius Kilgo (Round 6)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. --The Broncos made three consecutive selections for the first time in the team's draft history Saturday, with compensatory selections at Nos. 250, 251 and 252 overall.

With those picks, Denver took Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian, Tulane cornerback Taurean Nixon and Oklahoma State defensive back Josh Furman.

Siemian finished his four-year career with the Wildcats with 5,931 passing yards, 27 touchdowns and 24 interceptions in 44 games (14 starts). Siemian split snaps with dual-threat QB Kain Colter in 2013 before taking over as the full-time starter in 2014. Siemian tore his ACL in November against Purdue, ending his senior season.

The counterpart of Broncos fifth-round pick Lorenzo Doss for the Green Wave, Nixon collected 92 total tackles, seven pass breakups and two interceptions in four collegiate seasons, two at Memphis and two at Tulane. Like Doss, Nixon also represented the Green Wave in track, competing in the 100 meter dash and 4x100 meter relay.

Furman played his senior season at Oklahoma State after spending his first three seasons at Michigan. In 13 games for the Cowboys in 2014, Furman picked up 64 tackles (14 for loss) and seven sacks while playing linebacker at around 200 pounds. He also chipped in four passes defensed, a forced fumble and an interception.

Look back at photos of some of the diamonds in the rough unearthed by the Broncos in the later rounds of the draft. (All photos by Associated Press)

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