Savannah natives Jalen Myrick and DeAngelo Brown have signed professional football contracts. Myrick, who was drafted in the seventh round out of Minnesota by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The defensive back signed a four year deal worth almost $2.4m. Myrick received a $93,666 signing bonus and will make a base salary of $465,000 in 2017 and $555,000 in 2018. He will make $645,000 in 2019 and $735,000 in 2020. He will be a unrestricted free agent in 2021.
Brown, who was signed as a undrafted free agent out of Louisville, inked a three-year deal with the Tennessee Titans worth $1.3m. Like, Myrick, Brown will earn a base salary of $465,000 in 2017 and $555,000 in 2018. He will make $645,000 in 2019 and will become a restricted free agent in 2020.
Both are graduates of Savannah Christian Preparatory School.
Raekwon McMillian, who played at nearby Liberty County High School, was drafted by the Miami Dolphins out of Ohio State in the second round. McMillian inked a four year deal that will pay him a base salary of $465,000 this year, $678,524 next year, $892,049 in his third year and $1,105,573 in 2020. He also received a $1,556,388 signing bonus.