Chiefs Sign Second-Round DB Juan Thornhill


Kansas City Chiefs’ second-round DB Juan Thornhill announced on Instagram that he has signed his four-year rookie contract.

The Chiefs have now signed five of their six draft picks.

56.2.Mecole HardmanWRGeorgiaSigned
63.2.Juan ThornhillSVirginiaSigned
84.3.Khalen SaundersDTWIU 
201.6.Rashad FentonCBSouth CarolinaSigned
214.6.Darwin ThompsonRBUtah StateSigned
216.7.Nick AllegrettiCIllinoisSigned


Thornhill was the No. 63 overall pick in the second round by the Chiefs out of Virginia. He’s projected to earn a four-year, $4,615,266 rookie contract including a $1,376,556 signing bonus.

During his college career at Virginia, Thornhill recorded 208 total tackles, 12 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 13 interceptions, 26 pass defenses, and one fumble recovery. 

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