Cowboys Sign First Round LB Micah Parsons

The Cowboys have signed LB Micah Parsons to a four-year rookie contract, according to Ian Rapoport.

Parsons becomes the seventh rookie to sign their deal with Dallas, leaving four more to go to wrap up the class. 

1 Micah Parsons LB Signed
2 Kelvin Joseph CB  
3 Osa Odighizuwa DL  
3 Chauncey Golston DE  
3 Nahshon Wright CB  
4 Jabril Cox LB Signed
4 Josh Ball OT Signed
5 Simi Fehoko WR Signed
6 Quinton Bohanna DT Signed
6 Israel Mukuamu S Signed
7 Matt Farniok G Signed


Parsons, 21, was a  one-year starter at Penn State and a consensus All-American as a sophomore. He opted out of the 2020 season due to the pandemic. The Cowboys drafted Parsons with the No. 12 overall pick.

Parson is projected to sign a four-year, $17,079,792 contract with the Cowboys that includes a $9,781,667 signing bonus. The Cowboys will have a fifth-year option to pick up on him in 2024. 

Lance Zierlein compares Parsons to Jaguars LB Myles Jack

During his two years at Penn State, Parsons recorded 191 tackles, 6.5 tackles for a loss, six forced fumbles, a recovery, and five passes defended over the course of 26 games.

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