The Seattle Seahawks have signed wide receiver Deon Butler, their third-round draft choice, to a multiyear contract.
The team announced Friday that Penn State’s career receptions leader became the fifth of Seattle’s seven draft picks to sign.
Presumed starting outside linebacker Aaron Curry, the fourth overall choice out of Wake Forest, and second rounder Max Unger, a center from Oregon, remain unsigned.
Rookies are due into training camp on Thursday.
Butler was the 91st overall pick in the April draft. He had 179 receptions at Penn State, finished second in school history with 2,771 receiving yards, and third with 22 touchdowns.
When we left the Seahawks minicamp on May 2nd we couldn’t stop talking about Aaron Curry but the most impressive was Deon Butler.
All the way back to Whidbey Island we found ourselves into very deep discussions about the newest 3rd round receiver from Penn State, he was so impressive at the Seahawks minicamp that small groups of not only reporters but even Seahawks players gathered and no doubt discussed the Speed they just witnessed from this young gun.
let’s put it like this, you hear alot about 4.3 40 speed, but it’s totally different when you see it on the field in game-time or in person, this kid can run and I’m so sure he will be successful in the NFL, I’m willing to bet my house on it!
Tags: Career Receptions, curry, Deon Butler, Draft Choice, Game Time, Minicamp, Multiyear Contract, No Doubt, Penn State, Poll Id, Receiving Yards, School History, SEATTLE SEAHAWKS, Second Rounder, Small Groups, training camp, Wake Forest, Wide Receiver, Young Gun
Fair Use Notice This website may at times present copyrighted material, the use of which might not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available in an effort to advance understandings of democratic, economic, environmental, human rights, political, scientific, and social justice issues, among others. The author believes that this constitutes a fair use of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U. S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the articles published on this website are distributed without profit for research and informational purposes. In most instances a link is placed to originator of Article and it is never expressly mentioned as written by, we use published by certain entities who write or publish for this said Blog..