UConn’s Obi Melifonwu 56th Pick, Headed To Raiders

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Obi Melifonwu will begin his professional career in Oakland help the Raiders move to Las Vegas.

Melifonwu, a four-year starter at safety for UConn, was selected by the Raiders with the 24th pick in the second round of the NFL draft, 56th overall, Friday in Philadelphia.

He is the fifth former UConn…

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