Derek Stingley Jr. has reached a deal with the Houston Texans to officially begin his rookie season, as the top cornerback in the NFL Draft takes the next step in his pro career.

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Stingley’s contract is reported to be fully guaranteed with a $22 million signing bonus. Before a foot injury slowed his development at LSU, Stingley had a great freshman season and he’ll look to resurrect that form in the pros.

In 2019, he recorded 6 interceptions and 15 pass breakups (to go with 38 tackles and a forced fumble) that season. That season alone, he lived up to the 5-star hype coming out of high school.

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Stingley finished his LSU career with 73 tackles, 6 interceptions, 7 tackles for loss and 21 passes defended.