Getting the call Saturday were:
► DL Leterrius Walton (Central Michigan) by the Pittsburgh Steelers (6th round, 199th overall
► DT Kristjan Sokoli (Buffalo) by the Seattle Seahawks (6th round, 214th overall)
► WR Da'Ron Brown (Northern Illinois) by the Kansas City Chiefs (7th round, 233rd overall)
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Walton, a defensive tackle from Clinton Township, Mich., made 33 tackles, including 19 solos and was named to the All-MAC First Team. He had three and one-half tackles-for-a-loss and two sacks, along with one forced fumble and one recovered fumble.
Sokoli was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round, 214th overall, of the 2015 NFL Draft. Sokoli, a native of Bloomfield, N.J., started 11 games last season for the Bulls and recorded 32 tackles, including 16 solo, with three tackles for loss and recorded six passes defensed.
Brown was picked by the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round, 233rd overall, of the 2015 NFL Draft. Brown, who started all 14 games for the Huskies in 2014, earned Second Team All-MAC honors after leading NIU in receiving with 1,065 yards, which ranked fourth in the league, on 68 receptions. He is the seventh Huskie in school history to eclipse the 1,000-yard plateau in a single season. Brown tallied a career-high nine receptions in the 2014 MAC Championship Game against Bowling Green.
The 6-0, 196-pound Brown recorded two touchdown receptions in NIU's 23-15 victory at Northwestern, tying his career best. He had at least one reception in every game last season and had at least three in 13 games. He has four catches for 63 in his final game as a Huskie in the Boca Raton Bowl. A part of three MAC championship teams at NIU over the last four years, Brown finished his Huskie career with 155 catches for 2,295 yards and 19 touchdowns. He ranks in the Top Five in NIU history in all three categories.