The Buccaneers signed second-round draft pick, safety Sabby Piscitelli, to a four-year contract on Thursday.

The Bucs signed first-round draft pick, defensive end Gaines Adams, to a six-year contract earlier in the day.

Tampa Bay used one of its two second-round picks in the 2007 NFL Draft to select Piscitelli in April.

Piscitelli had an impressive collegiate career at Oregon State. A three-year starter, Piscitelli recorded 178 tackles, 29 pass breakups, 15 interceptions, 10 tackles for loss, three fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and one sack.

The 6-foot-3, 228-pound Piscitelli was one of the NFL’s fast risers up teams’ draft boards when he ran a 4.44 in the 40-yard dash at his Pro Day workout and turned in an impressive East-West Shrine Game.

Piscitelli will compete with Jermaine Phillips for Tampa Bay’s starting strong safety job in training camp.

The Bucs have one draft pick — guard Arron Sears — unsigned, but Bucs head coach Jon Gruden said he expects to have Sears report to Celebration Hotel sometime this evening.

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