Seahawks Sign Third-Round LB Cody Barton, Wrap Up Draft Class

The Seattle Seahawks have signed third-round LB Cody Barton to a four-year rookie contract on Friday, according to his agent. 


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The Seahawks have now signed all 10 of their draft picks. 

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 Signed
88. 3. Cody Barton LB Utah Signed
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

Barton was the No. 88 overall pick in the third round by the Seahawks out of Utah. The Seahawks traded up with the Vikings to draft him and exchanged the No. 92 and No. 159 for him. Seattle also acquired the No. 209 from Minnesota. 

He’s projected to earn a four-year, $3,404,124 rookie contract including an $884,124 signing bonus. 

During his college career at Utah, Barton recorded 235 total tackles, 24.5 tackles for loss, nine sacks, one interception, 10 pass defenses, three fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble. 

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