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Bucs sign former Dawg, 2nd-round draft pick Seferian-Jenkins

Bucs sign former Dawg, 2nd-round draft pick Seferian-Jenkins

Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins during the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed second-round draft pick Austin Seferian-Jenkins to a four-year contract.

The tight end out of Washington was the 38th overall selection after winning last season’s John Mackey Award, presented annually to the nation’s top college tight end.

Seferian-Jenkins finished his college career with 146 receptions for 1,840 yards and 21 touchdowns — all Washington records for a tight end.

The signing Thursday means the Bucs have their entire draft class under contract.

Meanwhile, the team also signed free- agent wide receiver David Gettis. He was a sixth-round draft pick of the Carolina Panthers in 2010.
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