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.

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
56. 2. Mecole Hardman WR Georgia Signed
63. 2. Juan Thornhill S Virginia Signed
84. 3. Khalen Saunders DT WIU  
201. 6. Rashad Fenton CB South Carolina Signed
214. 6. Darwin Thompson RB Utah State Signed
216. 7. Nick Allegretti C Illinois Signed


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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