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:

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
8. 1. T.J. Hockenson TE Iowa Signed
43. 2. Jahlani Tavai LB Hawaii Signed
81. 3. Will Harris S Boston College Signed
117. 4. Austin Bryant DE Clemson Signed
146. 5. Amani Oruwariye CB Penn State Signed
184. 6. Travis Fulgham WR Old Dominion Signed
186. 6. Ty Johnson RB Maryland Signed
224. 7. Isaac Nauta TE Georgia Signed
229. 7. P.J. Johnson DT Arizona Signed

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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