Steelers Sign Three More Draft Choices

June 4, 2013
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The Pittsburgh Steelers are down to one unsigned draft choice following agreements reached with three other players selected in the 2013 NFL Draft.

The Steelers announced Monday they have signed first-round pick Jarvis Jones, second-round selection Le’Veon Bell, and on Tuesday morning that they have inked seventh-rounder Nick Williams.

Jones, the 17th overall pick starred as a linebacker for three seasons at Georgia after one year at Southern California.  As he closed out his collegiate career with the Bulldogs, Jones was named the team’s MVP.  He was also a finalist for the Lombardi Trophy, the Butkus Award, the Bednarik Trophy, the Nagurski Award and the LOTT Impact Trophy.

Bell, the 48th overall selection,  played in 40 collegiate games as a running back for Michigan State.  He rushed for 3,346 yards and 33 touchdowns, recording 1,743 rushing yards as a senior to lead the Big Ten Conference.

Williams, the 223rd selection, played in 40 games as a defensive end for Samford, starting 22 of them.  He recorded 66 tackles, 13 tackles-for-loss and eight sacks, and earned All-Southern Conference honors as a senior.

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