Lions Signed Third-Round S Will Harris, Wrap Up Draft Class


The Detroit Lions announced that they have signed third-round S Will Harris to a four-year rookie contract on Monday. 

The Lions have now officially signed their 2019 draft class:

8.1.T.J. HockensonTEIowaSigned
43.2.Jahlani TavaiLBHawaiiSigned
81.3.Will HarrisSBoston CollegeSigned
117.4.Austin BryantDEClemsonSigned
146.5.Amani OruwariyeCBPenn StateSigned
184.6.Travis FulghamWROld DominionSigned
186.6.Ty JohnsonRBMarylandSigned
224.7.Isaac NautaTEGeorgiaSigned
229.7.P.J. JohnsonDTArizonaSigned

Harris was the No. 81 overall pick in the third round by the Lions out of Boston College. Detroit elected to trade up with the Vikings to draft him and exchanged the No. 88 and No. 204 picks for him. 

He’s projected to receive a four-year, $3,472,248 rookie contract including a $952,248 signing bonus. 

Lance Zeirlein compares him to S Bradley McDougald.

During his four-year college career, he recorded 225 total tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, one sack, five interceptions, seven pass defenses, six fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, and scored one defensive touchdown. 

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