The Houston Texans have signed their first rookie draft pick as safety K.J. Dillon agreed to a four-year deal with the club
The Houston Texans had themselves a rather successful draft according to many experts and now they have officially begun the process of signing those rookies to their first deals. The first player to do so was one of the final two guys they selected, safety K.J. Dillon.
Dillon’s deal with the Texans is worth just over $2.5 million dollars and included a $234,936 signing bonus according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle.
A fifth-round pick (159th overall) who has a chance to make an impact in Houston, Dillon stands 6-foot and weighs 210 pounds. He has decent speed as evidenced by his 4.53 second 40-yard dash and had 55 tackles and two interceptions during his last season at West Virginia.
The team still has first round pick Will Fuller (wide receiver), second round pick Nick Martin (center), third round pick Braxton Miller (wide receiver), fourth round pick Tyler Ervin (running back) and their other fifth round selection, D.J. Reader (nose tackle) to sign.
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