Bills agree to terms with six draft picks

May 10, 2012 Updated May 10, 2012 at 8:26 PM EDT

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Bills agree to terms with six draft picks

May 10, 2012 Updated May 10, 2012 at 8:26 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, NY – ( Release) The Buffalo Bills today announced that fourth-round draft selection (105th overall) LB Nigel Bradham, fourth-round draft selection (124th overall) CB Ron Brooks, fifth-round draft selection (144th overall) T Zebrie Sanders, fifth-round draft selection (147th overall) LB Tank Carder, sixth-round draft selection (178th overall) OL Mark Asper and seventh-round draft selection (251st overall) K John Potter have agreed to terms. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Bradham led the Florida State defense in tackles for three consecutive years (2009-11). The 6-2, 241-pound linebacker registered 306 tackles (189 solo) and 21.5 sacks in 53 games with 39 starts.

Brooks played in all 53 games from 2008-11 at Louisiana State. The 5-10, 190-pound cornerback recorded 90 tackles, 12.5 stops for a loss, 5.5 sacks and returned each of his three interceptions for touchdowns with the Tigers.

Sanders, a four-year starter at Florida State, made a school and Atlantic Coast Conference-best 50 career starts – tying for second-most in Seminoles history. The 6-6, 320-pound offensive lineman earned first-team All-ACC honors in 2011.

Carder earned Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-MW accolades following his junior and senior years at Texas Christian. The 6-2, 236-pound linebacker finished his career with 228 tackles (137 solo), 25 stops for a loss and 9.0 sacks.

Asper started 37 of 47 games played at Oregon. The 6-6, 321-pound offensive lineman helped pave the way for the nation’s fourth-best offense (522.8 yards per game) and fifth-best rushing unit (299.2 yards per game) in 2011.

Potter (6-1, 219-pounds) converted 47-of-65 field goal attempts and 184-of-188 PATs to become Western Michigan’s leader for career points (333).

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