The New York Jets announced Friday that they’ve signed fourth-round RB Michael Carter to a four-year rookie contract.
The Jets have now signed all but their top three picks from the 2021 draft:
|5||Michael Carter II||S||Signed|
Carter, 22, was a four-year starter at North Carolina and was a third-team All-American and first-team All-ACC in 2020. The Jets drafted Carter with pick No. 107 overall in the fourth round.
Carter is expected to sign a four-year deal worth $4,287,366 million with a $807,366 million signing bonus.
During his four-year career at North Carolina, Carter rushed 514 times for 3.404 (6.6 YPC) and 22 touchdowns. He also caught 82 passes for 656 yards (8 YPC) and six touchdowns.