Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Pair of Sooners Sign NFL Rookie Contracts

Two former Sooners -- Sterling Shepard and Devante Bond signed rookie contracts with their respective teams.

Shepard, drafted at the 40th overall selection, signed a four-year deal worth approximately $5.95 million with the New York Giants, including a $2.5 million signing bonus.

Bond, who went to Tampa Bay at the 183rd selection, inked a four-year contract worth nearly $2.5 million.

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The two other former Sooners part of the 2016 NFL Draft class, Zack Sanchez (Carolina) and Charles Tapper (Cowboys), remain unsigned.

Contract numbers were provided by spotrac.com.

Correction: The article earlier inadvertently referred to Devante Bond as Devante Boyd. 
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