Loudoun County, VA (May 12, 2015) – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed first-round pick Brandon Scherff. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Scherff (6-5, 319) started 36 of the 43 games in which he appeared at Iowa. In 2014, he received the Outland Trophy, given annually to the nation’s most outstanding interior lineman. Scherff earned unanimous consensus All-American honors and was named first-team All-Big Ten for the second consecutive season. He also won the Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year award in the Big Ten Conference.
Scherff, 23, was born on Dec. 26, 1991, and attended Denison (Iowa) H.S.
In addition, the team finalized the contract of cornerback Tevin Mitchel, whose agreement to terms was announced on Monday.