Raiders Sign Third-Round DE Malcolm Koonce, Wrap Up Draft Class

The Raiders announced they signed third-round DE Malcolm Koonce to a four-year rookie contract.

The Raiders have now officially signed their entire 2021 draft class:

Round Player Pos. Note
1 Alex Leatherwood G Signed
2 Trevon Moehrig S Signed
3 Malcolm Koonce DE Signed
3 Divine Deablo DB Signed
4 Tyree Gillespie DB Signed
5 Nate Hobbs DB Signed
7 Jimmy Morrissey C Signed

Koonce, 22, was a two-year starter at Buffalo and First-Team All-MAC in both 2019 and 2020. The Raiders took Koonce with pick No. 79 overall in the draft.

Koonce is expected to sign a four-year, $4,997,962 contract that includes a $994,881 signing bonus. 

During his college career, Koonce totaled 109 tackles, 22.5 tackles-for-loss and 17 sacks for Buffalo.

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