The Philadelphia Eagles announced Thursday that they’ve signed four draft picks to contracts including DeVonta Smith, Milton Williams, Zech McPhearson, and Kenneth Gainwell.
Eagles sign four of their 2021 draft picks: DeVonta Smith, Milton Williams, Zech McPhearson, and Kenneth Gainwell. pic.twitter.com/THubwRkTAl
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) June 3, 2021
The Eagles still have another five draft picks to get under contract:
Smith, 22, was a three-year starter at Alabama. He was a unanimous first-team All-American as a senior and won the Heisman Trophy. The Eagles took Smith with the No. 10 overall pick.
Smith is projected to sign a four-year, $20,141,390 contract with the Eagles that includes a $12,008,284 signing bonus.
The Eagles will have a fifth-year option to pick up on him in 2024.
Lance Zierlein compares Smith to Falcons WR Calvin Ridley.
During his four-year college career at Alabama, Smith caught 235 passes for 3,965 yards receiving and 46 touchdowns to go along with six rushing yards and a touchdown. He also totaled 237 punt return yards and a touchdown.
Williams, 22, was a two-year starter at Louisiana Tech and was a First Team All-CUSA in 2020.
During his college career at Louisiana Tech, Williams recorded 108 tackles, 19 tackles-for-loss, 10.5 sacks, and three fumble recoveries. He led the team with 10 tackles-for-loss and 4.5 sacks in 2020.