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It took two full days of the NFL draft, but Utah's Tony Bergstrom finally received the call.

The 6-foot-6 315 pound offensive lineman will be playing for the ‘Raider Nation' as he was the final selection in Friday's third round of the NFL draft. Bergstrom was the 95th player drafted.

Bergstrom, a 2011 All-Pac 12 conference first team selection started 39 games at Utah and was projected to be drafted in the fourth round, but he beat that by one draft pick.

Utah's official press release is below.

NEW YORK &mdash - Utah offensive lineman Tony Bergstrom was chosen by the Oakland Raiders in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft as the 95th overall pick. Bergstrom becomes the third Ute offensive lineman drafted in the last three years. Zane Beadles was a second-round draft pick by Denver in 2010, where he is a two-year starter. Caleb Schlauderaff, a sixth-round draft pick by Green Bay in 2011, now plays for the New York Jets.

Bergstrom (6-6, 315), a first-team all-Pac-12 offensive lineman last season, was a three-year starting right tackle for the Utes. He played in 48 games with 39 career starts. Bergstrom was invited to and played in the 2012 Senior Bowl.

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