Bengals Take DE Hunt At No. 53

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals chose defensive end Margus Hunt from SMU with their other pick in the second round of the NFL draft.

Hunt grew up in Estonia and went to SMU for track and field. He joined the football team in 2009 when the school dropped track and field

Cincinnati used its first two picks on offense.

They took Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert with the 21st overall pick in the opening round. Cincinnati got running back Giovani Bernard from North Carolina with the first of their two picks in the second round. That one completed their 2011 deal with Oakland for quarterback Carson Palmer.

The Bengals also reached agreement on a three-year deal with right tackle Andre Smith on Friday.

AP