Seahawks Sign First-Round DE L.J. Collier


According to Aaron Wilson, the Seahawks signed first-round DE L.J. Collier to a four-year rookie contract.

The Seahawks have now signed all but two of their 11 draft picks, including:

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
29. 1. L.J. Collier DE TCU Signed
47. 2. Marquise Blair S Utah Signed
64. 2. D.K. Metcalf WR Ole Miss  
88. 3. Cody Barton LB Utah  
120. 4. Gary Jennings WR West Virginia Signed
124. 4. Phil Haynes G Wake Forest Signed
132. 4. Ugo Amadi S Oregon Signed
142. 5. Ben Burr-Kirven LB Washington Signed
204. 6. Travis Homer RB Miami Signed
209. 6. Demarcus Christmas DT Florida State Signed
236. 7. John Ursua WR Hawaii Signed


Collier, 23, was the No. 29 overall pick by the Seahawks out of TCU. He earned a first-team All-Big 12 selection last season and was considered among the best defensive ends in a deep class. 

According to, Collier receives a four-year, $10,836,082 rookie contract including a $5,900,788 signing bonus. 

During his four-year college career at TCU, Collier recorded 82 total tackles, 20.5 tackles for loss, 14.5 sacks, one interception, and five pass defenses. 

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