The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed second-round draft pick, guard Arron Sears, to his rookie contract on Thursday.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sears was the last of Tampa Bay's 10 draft picks to sign with the Bucs. First-round pick Gaines Adams and second-round selection Sabby Piscitelli signed with the team earlier in the day.
Sears, who started games at left tackle, left guard, right guard and right tackle at Tennessee, finished his collegiate career with 26 career starts at left tackle, six starts at right tackle, four starts at right guard and one start at left guard.
As a senior, Sears started all 13 games at left tackle instead of his more natural position at left guard. Not only did he play well, Sears managed to win the Jacobs Blocking Award, which is given annually to the SEC’s top offensive lineman. The 6-foot-3, 318-pound Sears also played for the South squad at Senior Bowl.
Sears missed Tampa Bay’s mandatory mini-camp in late June with a knee injury. However, the Bucs expect him to be ready to compete with Anthony Davis for the starting left guard job when training camp begins on July 27.
LATEST PEWTERREPORT.COM HEADLINES
Bucs Ink Piscitelli To A Contract
Bucs Sign Adams
Bucs Report To Camp Today
Want the inside scoop on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 2007 offseason plans? Want to find out who the Bucs are targeting in free agency and the NFL Draft? Subscribe to PewterReport.com's Pewter Insider by clicking here.
Looking for the best selection of Tampa Bay Buccaneers merchandise? Pewter Report endorses Sports Fan-Attic, with 9 Tampa Bay area locations in most major malls. To shop for Bucs merchandise on the Internet, as well as the largest selection of NFL, NCAA, NBA, NHL, MLB and NASCAR, visit SportsFanAtticShop.com.
You must be logged in to post a comment.
© 2017 PewterReport.com All Rights reserved. Marketing Tampa | Visual Realm