Raiders Sign First-Round S Johnathan Abram


The Oakland Raiders announced that they’ve signed first-round S Johnathan Abram to a four-year rookie contract.

The Raiders have now signed all but one of their 2019 draft picks including: 

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
4. 1. Clelin Ferrell DE Clemson Signed
24. 1. Josh Jacobs RB Alabama  
27. 1. Johnathan Abram S Miss. State Signed
40. 2. Trayvon Mullen CB Clemson Signed
106. 4. Maxx Crosby DE EMU Signed
129. 4. Isaiah Johnson CB Houston Signed
137. 4. Foster Moreau TE LSU Signed
149. 5. Hunter Renfrow WR Clemson Signed
230. 7. Quinton Bell DE Prairie View Signed

Abram, 22, was the No. 27 overall pick by the Raiders out of Mississippi State. He was the first safety selected in the 2019 NFL Draft. 

According to, Abram receives a four-year, $11,495,198 rookie contract including a $6,380,144 signing bonus. 

He is a hard-hitting safety who Lance Zierlein compares to the Falcons’ Keanu Neal

Abram transferred to Mississippi State from Georgia following his freshman year. In two years for the Bulldogs, Abram recorded 170 tackles, five sacks, two interceptions, three forced fumbles and 10 passes defensed in 25 games.

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