(CBS DETROIT) — The contract for No. 2 overall pick Aidan Huthuson is a done deal with the Detroit Lions.Michigan Announces $1.5 Million Tuition Giveaway, 100 Children To Receive $15,000
An NFL report on Monday states Hutchinson’s contract is fully guaranteed and includes a fifth-year team option. So far, Hutchinson is the highest selection to sign his rookie contract and the second in the top five to do so, the report states.
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The Lions selected Hutchinson in the 2022 NFL Draft late last month after Georgia defensive lineman Travon Walker was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
He set a single-season school record with 14 sacks for the Wolverines last season. He is the highest-drafted defensive player in Michigan history, and the highest pick Detroit has invested in an edge rusher.
“He’s going to change the dynamic of this team just by his presence and how he plays,” Detroit defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn said of Hutchinson. “He’s a true fit in every way.”MORE NEWS: Holiday Travel And Gas: What To Expect At The Pump
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