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Former Gamecock WR Bryan Edwards signs his rookie contract

The Conway native has officially signed with the Oakland Raiders.
Credit: AP
South Carolina's Bryan Edwards runs after a pass reception during an NCAA football game on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

The last time Bryan Edwards had such a high profile signature, it was when he signed his national letter of intent to play at South Carolina.

But this latest signature has made him a part of one of those storied franchises in the NFL.

The former Gamecock receiver has signed his rookie contract with the team that chose him in the third round with the 81st overall pick in this year's NFL Draft.

The deal with Las Vegas is worth a reported $4.7 million over four years with a $973K signing bonus. 

Edwards left the South Carolina program as the all-time leader with 234 career receptions and 3,045 career receiving yards. He also set the program record for consecutive games with a catch (48). He was one touchdown catch shy of the career record of 23 TD receptions set by Sidney Rice and Alshon Jeffery.