MARSHALL, Texas — A third East Texan is now going pro.
Marshall native Chasen Hines has been picked by the New England Patriots with the 210th pick of the NFL Draft.
According to LSU, Hines, a four-year offensive lineman, appeared in 35 games during his career, starting 17 times. He also served as a backup to Lloyd Cushenberry III during LSU’s national championship season in 2019
"[He] originally came to LSU as a defensive lineman, but switched to the offensive side of the ball during preseason camp in 2018," Hines' bio on the LSU website states.
Three East Texans have been taken in the 2022 draft. Others include Keaontay Ingram and Trestan Ebner.