Browns sign picks Harrison Bryant, Donovan Peoples-Jones

Bryant was selected in fourth round, Peoples Jones the sixth in 2020 NFL Draft

Daryl Ruiter
May 20, 2020 - 5:15 pm
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (92.3 The Fan) – The Browns signed a pair of their draft picks to four-year rookie contracts Wednesday.

Tight end Harrison Bryant and receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones are the first members of the class to put pen to paper the team announced.

Bryant was selected 115th overall in the fourth round out of Florida Atlantic and Peoples-Jones was a sixth rounder taken 187th overall out of Michigan.

Bryant became the first from a non-power five conference to win the John Mackey Award as college football’s top tight end in 2019 after topping 1,000 yards receiving for Florida Atlantic University last season by catching 65 passes. He was a unanimous All-American and was voted first-team by AFCA, the Associated Press, FWAA, Sporting News and Walter Camp.

Peoples-Jones started 26 of the 37 games he appeared in at Michigan where he totaled 2,123 all-purpose yards and 16 touchdowns, two of those were punt returns for score. He had 28 plays of over 20 yards in his three-year college career.