Ole Miss’ Massie Now An Arizona Cardinal
OXFORD, Miss. – Former Ole Miss offensive lineman Bobby Massie was selected in the fourth round by the Arizona Cardinals as the 112th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft on Saturday.
Massie elected to bypass his senior season to enter the draft. The 6-foot-6, 315-pounder from Lynchburg, Va., played in every game the last three seasons, starting the last 29 at right tackle. Massie blocked for 14 individual 100-yard rushing performances, including a pair of 200-yard outbursts.
He is the 10th Rebel draftee in the last four years.
Ole Miss has a rich tradition of producing NFL talent, including 279 draft picks and 19 first-round selections. There are currently 24 Rebels in the league, and 16 started games for their respective clubs in 2011.