The Ravens have agreed to a four-year, $4.05 million contract with second-round tight end Maxx Williams, according to NFL sources.
Williams is due a $1.2 million signing bonus and a total of $2.261 million guaranteed.
The Ravens traded up three spots to draft the Minnesota All-American tight end with the 55th overall selection, sending their 58th overall pick in the second round and a fifth-round pick, 158th overall, to the Arizona Cardinals.
Williams could quickly emerge as a starter for the Ravens, who lost Owen Daniels to the Denver Broncos in free agency via a three-year, $12 million contract.
Williams declared early for the NFL draft despite having two remaining years of eligibility. He caught 61 passes for 986 yards and 13 touchdowns in college.
Williams is the son of former New York Giants starting center Brian Williams, a 1989 first-round draft pick. His mother played volleyball at Minnesota. His grandfather played quarterback at Notre Dame and was drafted by the Chicago Bears.
At 6 feet 4 and 250 pounds, Williams ran the 40-yard dash in 4.78 seconds, had a 34.5-inch vertical leap, a 9-9 broad jump and a 4.37 20-yard shuttle.
Williams was a second-team All-American and a first-team All-Big Ten Conference selection last season.