Steelers Sign Fourth-Round RB Anthony McFarland

The Pittsburgh Steelers have officially signed fourth-round RB Anthony McFarland to his rookie contract, according to Brooke Pryor.

McFarland is the second member of Pittsburgh’s 2020 draft class to sign. 

Round Player Pos. Status
2 Chase Claypool WR  
3 Alex Highsmith OLB Signed
4 Anthony McFarland Jr. RB Signed
4 Kevin Dotson G  
6 Antoine Brooks S  
7 Carlos Davis DT  


McFarland, 21, was a two-year starter at Maryland and earned freshman All-American honors in 2018. The Steelers selected him with the No. 124 pick in this year’s draft. 

He’s projected to receive a four-year, $4,017,429 rookie contract that includes a $722,429 signing bonus.

During his two-year college career, McFarland recorded 245 rushing attempts for 1,648 yards (6.7 YPC) and 12 touchdowns to go along with 24 receptions 199 yards receiving (8.3 YPC) and one touchdown.  

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