The Seattle Seahawks raised some eyebrows when they took Rashaad Penny with the 27th pick.

The San Diego State star was the first running back drafted after No. 2 pick Saquon Barkley.

Pete Carroll said the Seahawks nearly took Penny at No. 18, before opting to trade down.

"I don't mind telling you, this pick fired me up," Carroll said. "He'll be a three-down back for us. The guy can do everything. He has to work on his pass protection he was not asked to do a lot of, but he'll give us the ability to play him on all downs and that versatility is really big."