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49ers Sign First-Round DL DeForest Buckner To A Four-Year Deal

The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to terms with first-round DL DeForest Buckner, according to Rand Getlin.

Buckner, 22, was taken with the No. 7 overall pick by the 49ers. On the day of the draft, reports indicated that Buckner could be the Chargers’ pick at No. 3 overall. Other assumed that the Ravens wouldn’t pass on him at No. 6 overall, but sure enough, he fell into the 49ers’ laps at No. 7 overall.

According to OverTheCap.com, Buckner receives a four-year contract worth $18,190,990 to go along with a signing bonus of $11,429,812. The contract will include a fifth-year option for the team to consider in 2019.

During his four-year career at Oregon, Buckner recorded 232 tackles, 36 tackles for a loss, 18 sacks, two forced fumbles, two recoveries, and 10 pass defenses.