(KSDK Sports)- Former Gateway Tech and Mizzou standout Sheldon Richardson is officially a New York Jet. The Jets' first round draft pick signed a four-year contract with the team on Thursday.
The value of the contract is around $10 million and is fully guaranteed.
Richardson was the 13th overall pick in the draft, and was the first defensive tackle in the draft.
Sheldon is expected to be an immediate starter for the Jets. He had 75 tackles, 10 1/2 for a loss and four sacks last season at Mizzou.