Titans Sign First-Round DT Jeffery Simmons

The Tennessee Titans announced Wednesday that they’ve signed first-round DT Jeffery Simmons to a four-year rookie contract.

This leaves just two unsigned draft picks from the Titans’ 2019 class:

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
19. 1. Jeffery Simmons DT Miss. State Signed
51. 2. A.J. Brown WR Ole Miss  
82. 3. Nate Davis OL UNC-Charlotte  
116. 4. Amani Hooker S Iowa Signed
168. 5. D’Andre Walker OLB Georgia Signed
188. 6. David Long LB West Virginia Signed

Simmons, 21, was the No. 19 overall pick by the Titans out of Mississippi State. Some felt he could have been a top-10 pick this year before he suffered a torn ACL.

According to OverTheCap.com, Simmons receives a four-year, $12,663,750 rookie contract that includes $7,230,00 signing bonus. 

During his three-year college career at Mississippi State, Simmons recorded 159 tackles, 30.5 tackles for a loss, six sacks, five forced fumbles, two recoveries, one defensive touchdown and seven pass defenses over the course of 37 games.

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