The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have officially signed second-round pick S Antoine Winfield Jr, third-round RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn and seventh-round OLB Chapelle Russell to their rookie contracts, according to Rick Stroud.
This officially wraps up the Buccaneers’ 2020 draft class.
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Winfield, 21, was a four-year starter at Minnesota and earned All-American honors last season. The Buccaneers selected him with the No. 45 pick in this year’s draft.
He’s projected to sign a four-year, $7,307,182 rookie contract that includes a $2,874,314 signing bonus.
During his four-year college career at Minnesota, Winfield recorded 172 total tackles, seven tackles for loss, four sacks, nine interceptions, six pass defenses, three fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles, and scored two defensive touchdowns.
Vaughn, 22, was a two-year starter at Illinois before transferring to Vanderbilt as a junior. The Buccaneers selected him with the No. 76 pick in this year’s draft.
He’s projected to sign a four-year, $4,755,996 rookie contract that includes a $1,018,907 signing bonus.
During his college career, he appeared in 29 games for Rutgers before transferring to the Buckeyes as a fifth-year senior and started all 12 games.