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Jets Agree to Contract With Top Draft Pick Cornerback Milliner

New York Jets player Dee Milliner, then of the University of Alabama, holds a jersey on stage after he was picked #9 overall by the New York Jets in the first round of the 2013 National Football League Draft on April 25, 2013 in New York City. Photographer: Al Bello/Getty Images
New York Jets player Dee Milliner, then of the University of Alabama, holds a jersey on stage after he was picked #9 overall by the New York Jets in the first round of the 2013 National Football League Draft on April 25, 2013 in New York City. Photographer: Al Bello/Getty Images

July 29 (Bloomberg) -- The New York Jets agreed to a contract with their top draft pick Dee Milliner, the final member of the team’s draft class who had yet to sign.

Milliner, a cornerback selected with the ninth pick of the National Football League draft in April, will join the Jets today on their fourth day of full-squad training camp at the State University of New York College at Cortland, the team said on its website.

Contract terms weren’t disclosed. The former University of Alabama player signed a fully guaranteed four-year, $12.7 million contract, according to ESPN.

Milliner had six interceptions and 136 tackles in three years at Alabama. He’s also had five surgeries, including one on his shoulder in March, and his ability to participate in training camp has yet to be decided, according to ESPN.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mason Levinson in New York at mlevinson@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Sillup at msillup@bloomberg.net

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