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Patriots Sign Two 2021 Draft Selections

New England Patriots
12 May 2021, 20:34 GMT+10

New England Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots announced today the signing of sixth-round draft pick OL Will Sherman and seventh-round draft pick WR Tre Nixon. Terms of the contracts were not announced.

Will Sherman

OT

Height: 6-4 Weight: 300 lbs College: Colorado

Sherman, 21, was selected by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft with the 197th overall selection out of Colorado. The 6-foot-4, 310-pounder played in 30 career games with 27 starts during his collegiate career. He earned second-team All-Pac 12 honors from the Associated Press, the Pac-12 coaches, Bay Area News Group and Phil Steele's College Football as junior in 2020.

Tre Nixon

WR

Height: 6-1 Weight: 185 lbs College: UCF

Nixon, 23, was selected by the Patriots in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft with the 242nd overall selection out of UCF. The 6-foot-2, 180-pounder began his college career at Ole Miss (2016-17) before transferring to UCF in 2018. He earned honorable mention All-AAC honors in 2019 after finishing the season with 49 receptions 830 yards. Last season, he appeared in and started four games and finished with 19 receptions for 260 yards and two touchdowns.

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