Goes to the Arizona Cardinals in the second round; was only UA player picked yesterday

Arizona Daily Wildcat

Chuck Levy is staying in Arizona.

The former UA tailback was selected by the newly-named Arizona Cardinals in the second round of yesterday's NFL draft. Levy was the 38th pick overall.

Running backs selected before Levy were San Diego State's Marshall Faulk, who was drafted by Indianapolis with the second overall pick, Greg Hill of Texas A&M, who was drafted 25th by Kansas City, and Florida's Errict Rhett, who was drafted by Tampa Bay with the No. 34 pick.

Levy, a junior, announced his decision to forgo his final year of eligibility and make himself available for the NFL draft at the press conference following Arizona's 29-0 Fiesta Bowl win over Miami on Jan. 1.

During the 1993 season, the 22-year-old from Compton, Calif., led the team in all-purpose running yards (1,032), despite missing three games with a sore knee.

He twice earned 100-plus rushing yards in games against the Oregon schools and scored at least one touchdown in all but two games. Against the Hurricanes in the Fiesta Bowl, Levy scored on a 68-yard touchdown run as he ran for 142 yards on 17 carries on the day.

The Cardinals also picked UCLA linebacker Jamir Miller in the first round, 10th overall. two rounds of yesterday's draft. Read Next Article