Lawler was a first team All-Pac-12 pick in 2015 with 52 catches for 658 yards and 13 touchdowns, all of which ranked in the top 10 nationally.
RENTON — The Seahawks added to their offense with their first of their two seventh-round picks Saturday in the NFL draft, taking California receiver Kenny Lawler.
Lawler, listed at 6-2 1/2 and 203 pounds, was a first team All-Pac-12 pick in 2015 with 52 catches for 658 yards and 13 touchdowns, all of which ranked in the top 10 nationally.
Lawler is the first receiver drafted by the Seahawks. He will have some stiff competition for the final spots on the roster at the position. Seattle re-signed Jermaine Kearse in the offseason and expects Paul Richardson to be fully healthy. Doug Baldwin and Tyler Lockett also are back, and the Seahawks ended last season with former UW standouts Kasen Williams and Kevin Smith on the active roster.
Seahawks in 2016 draft
Round 1, Pick 31
OL Germain Ifedi, Texas A&M | Bio
Round 2, Pick 49
DT Jarran Reed, Alabama | Bio
Round 3, Pick 90
RB C.J. Prosise, Notre Dame | Bio
Round 3, Pick 94
TE Nick Vannett, Ohio State | Bio
Round 3, Pick 97
OL Rees Odhiambo, Boise State | Bio
Round 5, Pick 147
DT Quinton Jefferson, Maryland | Bio
Round 5, Pick 171
RB Alex Collins, Arkansas | Bio
Round 6, Pick 215
C Joey Hunt, TCU | Bio
Round 7, Pick 243
WR Kenny Lawler, Cal | Bio
Round 7, Pick 247
RB Zac Brooks, Clemson | Bio
Lawler, a native of Pomona, Calif., declared for the NFL draft after his junior season.