Buccaneers Sign Five Draft Picks Including Second-Round CB Sean Bunting


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Thursday that they’ve signed five draft picks including second-round CB Sean Murphy-Bunting, fourth-round OLB Anthony Nelson, fifth-round K Matt Gay, sixth-round WR Scotty Miller and seventh-round DL Terry Beckner Jr.

This leaves just three unsigned draft picks for the Buccaneers including:

1.5.TBDevin WhiteILBLSU 
2.39.TBSean BuntingCBCMUSigned
3.94.TBJamel DeanCBAuburn 
3.99.TBMike EdwardsSKentucky 
4.107.TBAnthony NelsonDEIowaSigned
5.145.TBMatt GayKUtahSigned
6.208.TBScott MillerWRBGSigned
7.215.TBTerry Beckner JrDTMissouriSigned

Bunting, 22, was the No. 39 overall pick by the Buccaneers out of Central Michigan. He was a first-team All-Mid-American Conference recipient and named the team’s defensive MVP. 

According to OverTheCap.com, Bunting receives a four-year, $7,375,998 rookie contract including a $3,384,360 signing bonus. 

Lance Zierlein compares Bunting to Bills DB Levi Wallace.

During his college career at Central Michigan, Bunting recorded 104 tackles, nine interceptions, 15 pass defenses, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery over the course of 35 games.


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