Lions Sign First-Round CB Jeff Okudah


The Detroit Lions have signed first-round CB Jeff Okudah to his rookie contract, according to Ian Rapoport.

With Okudah in the fold, the Lions have now signed all but one of their draft picks to rookie contracts:

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

Okudah, 21, started one season at Ohio State and earned All-American honors last season. The Lions used the No. 3 overall pick in this year’s draft on him. 

Okudah is projected to sign a four-year, $33,528,542 rookie contract that includes a $21,944,394 signing bonus.

The contract includes a fifth-year for the Lions to pick up for the 2024 season. 

During his three-year college career, Okudah recorded 83 total tackles, one tackle for loss, three interceptions, 18 pass defenses, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble.

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