A Jackson State Tiger was selected in the MLB Draft for the 2nd time in the last 3 years.
The Rays drafted Bryce Brown in the 15th round on Wednesday. The junior centerfielder was 2nd in the SWAC with a .374 batting average. Brown had 33 RBI and 27 steals this season.
The Louisiana native is the first Tiger picked in the draft since Melvin Rodriguez (Nationals) in 2015
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