'A dream come true': Louisville defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins the big pick for Saints at No. 12 _lowres

Louisville defensive lineman Sheldon Rankins runs a drill at the NFL Combine. The New Orleans Saints drafted Rankins No. 12 overall.

The New Orleans Saints didn't shock many with their pick of Louisville defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins with the No. 12 overall selection Thursday night — but that's not a bad thing.

Here is ESPN's analysis of the pick:

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CBS Sports, meanwhile, gave the Rankins pick an A grade early on. They also added a 'G'.