Cincinnati Bengals Sign Sixth Round NFL Draft Pick RB Boom Herron

Newly signed Cincinnati Bengals RB Boom Herron (photo by Greg Ashman/TWIF)

From the Cincinnati Bengals Public Relations Department

CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Bengals today signed RB Daniel Herron of Ohio State, the club’s sixth-round selection in the 2012 draft.

Herron (5-10, 215) averaged 4.9 yards per rush during a four-season OSU career. His 2869 rushing yards rank 10th in Buckeye history, and he rushed for 32 TDs while scoring once on a reception. As a senior last season, he was named the team’s Most Valuable Player and served as a captain.

The Bengals have now signed seven of the team’s 10 choices from the draft. Also signed are CB Dre Kirkpatrick of Alabama (first round), DT Devon Still of Penn State (second), TE Orson Charles of Georgia (fourth), CB Shaun Prater of Iowa (fifth), WR Marvin Jones of California (fifth) and S George Iloka of Boise State (fifth).



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