Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed third-
round pick, wide receiver Markus Wheaton to a four-year deal. Financial terms
were not disclosed.
Wheaton, the 79th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, played collegiately at
Oregon State University. The 5-foot-11, 182-pounder, appeared in 49 games and
started the final 30 to record a school-record 227 receptions. He ended
his collegiate career ranking third on the school's all-time receiving yards
list with 2,994 and sixth on the school's all-time receiving touchdowns list
Wheaton earned first-team All-Pac 12 Conference honors for his senior season
The Steelers also signed fifth-round pick, cornerback Terry Hawthorne, to a
The Steelers have now have four of their nine draft selections under contract.
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