Bucs Agree To Deal With 2022 Draft Pick

Operating again Rachaad White has change into the primary rookie of the Bucs’ 2022 draft class to signal his contract. White re-posted an Instagram story from his agent, Blake Baratz, who mentioned that the deal is signed. Rookie contracts, that are dealt with by Bucs vp of soccer administration Mike Greenberg, are 4 years in size.

White is Tampa Bay’s third-round choose this yr, drafted with the 91st choose general.

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The Bucs took White largely for what he can do as a receiver within the passing recreation. Normal supervisor Jason Licht described White’s recreation as a “clean” runner. White can do it on the bottom too, exhibiting nice imaginative and prescient within the backfield. He scored 16 touchdowns in his final season with Arizona State with 15 of them operating and the opposite receiving.

Although Leonard Fournette returns because the beginning operating again, White has an awesome probability to earn the No. 2 operating again position. He’ll compete with Ke’Shawn Vaughn for that chance, as veteran Giovani Bernard handles third down. If he can win that, White could make a big quantity of contributions to the Bucs offense. Tampa Bay has been searching for a top quality receiving again for the long run except for simply Fournette.

The Bucs nonetheless must signal the remainder of their draft class. That consists of second-round picks Logan Corridor and Luke Goedeke, fourth-round picks Cade Otton and Jake Camarda, fifth-rounder Zyon McCollum, sixth-rounder Ko Kieft and Andre Anthony, a seventh-round choose.

First Look As A Buc

We’ll get our first glimpse of White and the remainder of the brand new Bucs on the crew’s rookie mini-camp on Friday, Might 13 and Saturday, Might 14. The next three weeks can be OTAs. All rookies are anticipated be in attendance. Then they rookie will be part of the veterans at obligatory mini-camp in June.