BEREA: The Browns drafted Georgia running back Nick Chubb in the second round (No. 35 overall) on Friday night.

Chubb, 22, will join Duke Johnson and free-agent acquisition Carlos Hyde in the backfield.

In four seasons at Georgia, Chubb started 40 of the 47 games in which he appeared and ran 758 times for 4,769 yards (6.3 average) and 44 touchdowns to go along with 31 receptions for 361 yards and four touchdowns.

Last season, Chubb started all 15 games and rushed 223 times for 1,345 yards (6.0 average) and 15 touchdowns with four catches for 30 yards.

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