Texans Sign Second-Round S Jalen Pitre

The Houston Texans have signed second-round S Jalen Pitre to a four-year contract, according to Aaron Wilson.

He’s the first of the Texans’ nine picks in the 2022 NFL Draft to sign. 

Rd Player Pos. Note
1 Derek Stingley Jr. CB  
1 Kenyon Green OG  
2 Jalen Pitre S Signed
2 John Metchie III WR  
3 Christian Harris LB  
4 Dameon Pierce RB  
5 Thomas Booker DT  
5 Teagan Quitoriano TE  
6 Austin Deculus OT  


Pitre, 22, was a two-year starter at Baylor. He was a consensus first-team All-American, Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and a first-team All-Big 12 selection as a senior. The Texans used the No. 37 overall pick on him in the 2022 NFL Draft. 

He’s projected to sign a four-year $8,954,439 contract that includes a $3,692,320 signing bonus. 

During his college career at Baylor, Pitre appeared in 52 games and recorded 196 tackles, 7.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, five interceptions and 15 pass deflections.

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