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Seahawks sign fifth-round pick, cornerback Tye Smith (Towson) to four-year, $2.446 million deal

Seahawks sign fifth-round pick, cornerback Tye Smith (Towson) to four-year, $2.446 million deal

The Seattle Seahawks have signed former Towson cornerback Tye Smith to a four-year, $2.446 million contract, according to his agent, Sean Stellato. The deal includes a $166,252 signing bonus. Smith was drafted in the fifth round, becoming the second player from Towson selected in the past two seasons. He was a Football Championship Subdivision All-American. "Tye Smith defines the underdog," Stellato, a former wide receiver at Marist, told The Baltimore Sun. "He is a high-character young man with an exceptional work ethic and possesses a unique skill set. This is a testament to how his parents have raised him. "We are excited to be joining such a first-class...

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