Pittsford, NY (WKBW.com)– The Bills are scheduled to hit the field for the first conditioning session of training camp later today and it looks like they'll have the majority of the teams 2011 draft class in attendance.
The Bills officially announced the signing of three more draft picks on Friday afternoon including first round pick Marcell Dareus. The terms were not released, but NFL.com is reporting it's a 4-year deal for Dareus worth 20.4 million dollars. The Bills havev also announced the signings of fourth round pick Da'Norris Searcy, and 5th round pick Johnny White.
Eyewitness Sports is here in Pittsford. We will have the latest on Eyewitness News at 5 and 6. The complete release from the Bills is below.
(Bills Release) The Buffalo Bills today announced the signing of first-round draft selection (3rd overall) Marcell Dareus (Dar like ‘jar’), fourth-round draft selection (100th overall) Da’Norris Searcy and fifth-round draft selection (133rd overall) Johnny White. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Dareus started 15-of-33 games at defensive end for Alabama and totaled 70 tackles (40 solo), adding 11.0 sacks. The 6-3, 319-pound defensive lineman was a 2010 All-Southeastern Conference first-team selection.
Searcy started 23-of-48 games at North Carolina and totaled 106 tackles (64 solo) and five interceptions. The 5-11, 223-pound defensive back and return specialist added 35 punt returns for 440 yards (12.57 avg.) and returned 20 kickoffs for 484 yards (24.2 avg.).
White led North Carolina with 720 rushing yards on 130 carries and seven touchdowns in 2010. The 5-10, 209-pound running back totaled 1,262 rushing yards on 246 carries with eight touchdowns and 47 catches for 510 yards with one score in his Tar Heel career.
The Bills have now signed seven of the team’s nine draft selections.