Lions Sign Fifth-Round RB Jason Huntley


The Detroit Lions have officially signed fifth-round RB Jason Huntley to his rookie deal, according to his Instagram account.

The Lions have now signed all but two of their draft picks to rookie contracts:

1Jeff OkudahCB 
2D’Andre SwiftRBSigned
3Julian OkwaraOLBSigned
3Jonah JacksonGSigned
4Logan StenbergGSigned
5Quintez CephusWRSigned
5Jason HuntleyRBSigned
6John PenisiniDTSigned
7Jashon CornellDT 

Huntley, 22, was a four-year starter at New Mexico State before being selected by the Lions in the fifth round of this year’s draft.

Huntley is expected to sign a four-year rookie deal worth $3,585,307 that includes a signing bonus of $290,307.

During his four years at New Mexico State, Huntley appeared in 47 games and rushed 373 times for 2,182 yards (5.8 YPC) and 18 touchdowns. Huntley also had 134 receptions for 1,119 yards (8.4 YPC) and seven touchdowns.

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