Lions Sign Third-Round G Jonah Jackson

     

The Detroit Lions announced Wednesday that they’ve officially signed third-round pick G Jonah Jackson to his rookie contract.

The Lions have now signed four of their 2020 draft picks to contracts including:

RoundPlayerPos.Status
1Jeff OkudahCB 
2D’Andre SwiftRB 
3Julian OkwaraOLBSigned
3Jonah JacksonGSigned
4Logan StenbergGSigned
5Quintez CephusWR 
5Jason HuntleyRB 
6John PenisiniDTSigned
7Jashon CornellDT 

Jackson, 22, was a two-year starter at Rutgers before transferring to Ohio State, earning first-team All-Big Ten and third-team All-American honors. The Lions traded up with the Colts to select him with the No. 75 pick in this year’s draft. 

Jackson is projected to sign a four-year, $4,665,947 rookie contract that includes a $1,048,559 signing bonus. 

During his college career, he appeared in 29 games for Rutgers before transferring to the Buckeyes as a fifth-year senior and started all 12 games.

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