Lions Sign Seventh-Round DT Jashon Cornell, Wrap Up Draft Class

     

The Lions signed seventh-round DT Jashon Cornell to his four-year rookie deal on Saturday, per Dave Birkett

Cornell was Detroit’s last unsigned rookie, so the team now has all nine draft picks under contract. 

Round Player Pos. Status
1 Jeff Okudah CB Signed
2 D’Andre Swift RB Signed
3 Julian Okwara OLB Signed
3 Jonah Jackson G Signed
4 Logan Stenberg G Signed
5 Quintez Cephus WR Signed
5 Jason Huntley RB Signed
6 John Penisini DT Signed
7 Jashon Cornell DT Signed

Cornell, 23, was drafted by the Lions in the seventh round out of Ohio State this past April.

He’s projected to sign a four-year rookie contract worth $3,379,530 with a signing bonus of $84,530. 

During his five-year career at Ohio State, Cornell recorded 62 total tackles, including 14.5 for a loss, seven sacks, two forced fumbles and two recoveries in 34 career games. 

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