WSMH FOX 66 on Facebook WSMH FOX 66 Twitter WSMH FOX 66 RSS Feed WSMH FOX 66 Mailing List
National Football League
PRESEASON
12345
REGULAR SEASON
12345
678910
1112131415
1617   
PLAYOFFS
123PBSB

Bucs sign second-round pick Banks

Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed their second- round pick, cornerback Johnthan Banks to a four-year contract on Thursday.

Tampa Bay chose Banks with its first selection at pick No. 43 in the 2013 NFL Draft.

The 6-foot-2 cornerback out of Mississippi State University posted impressive numbers over his four-year collegiate career, recording 16 interceptions -- three for touchdowns -- 221 tackles and four sacks while starting 45-of-51 games for the Bulldogs.

Banks collected the Jim Thorpe Award his senior season, which recognizes the top defensive back in college football, and was also named first-team All- America.

05/23 14:00:16 ET

Powered by The Sports Network.