The Steelers have signed their fifth-round selection, tight end Jesse James, from the 2015 NFL Draft. Financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed.
James (6-7, 261), who was the 160th overall pick, played collegiately at Penn State. He hauled in 78 receptions for 1,005 yards with 11 touchdowns in his Nittany Lion career. James’ 11 scoring grabs set a Penn State record among tight ends.
James is the fifth of the Steelers’ eight draft selections from the 2015 NFL Draft to sign with the team.