Texans Sign Second-Round DT Ross Blacklock


The Houston Texas have officially signed second-round pick DT Ross Blacklock to his rookie contract, according to Aaron Wilson.

Blacklock is the fourth of five rookies drafted by Houston this year to sign their contract. 

Round Player Pos. Status
2 Ross Blacklock DT Signed
3 Jonathan Greenard OLB Signed
4 Charlie Heck OT Signed
4 John Reid CB Signed
5 Isaiah Coulter WR  

Blacklock, 21, was a two-year starter at TCU and earned first-team All-Big 12 honors last season. The Texans selected him with No. 40 overall pick in this year’s draft.

Blacklock is projected to sign a four-year, $7,947,441 rookie contract that includes a $3,339,957 signing bonus. 

During his four-year college career, Blacklock started all 45 appearances (21 at right tackles, 22 at left guard, and two at left tackle). 

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