Steelers Sign First-Round LB Devin Bush

     

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed first-round LB Devin Bush to a four-year rookie contract on Sunday, according to Adam Schefter

This leaves just one draft pick still unsigned for the Steelers: 

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
10. 1. Devin Bush LB Michigan Signed
66. 3. Diontae Johnson WR Toledo Signed
83. 3. Justin Layne CB Michigan State  
122. 4. Benny Snell RB Kentucky Signed
141. 5. Zach Gentry TE Michigan Signed
175. 6. Sutton Smith OLB NIU Signed
192. 6. Isaiah Buggs DT Alabama Signed
207. 6. Ulysees Gilbert ILB Akron Signed
219. 7. Derwin Gray G Maryland Signed

Bush, 20, was selected by the Steelers with the No. 10 overall pick after they traded up with the Broncos in order to draft him. He was considered one of the best linebacker prospects in the 2019 NFL Draft. 

Pittsburgh relinquished the No. 20 pick in the first round, No. 52 in the second, and a 2020 third round pick in exchange for Bush. 

According to OverTheCap.com, Bush receives a four-year, $18,871,758 rookie contract that includes $11,744,916 signing bonus. 

During his three-year college career at Michigan, Bush recorded 172 tackles, 18.5 tackles for a loss, 10 sacks, 11 pass defenses and one interception over the course of 32 games. He was the 2018 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year.

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