The Steelers have signed their first-round selection, linebacker Bud Dupree,* *from the 2015 NFL Draft. Financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed.
Dupree (6-4, 269), who was the 22nd overall pick, played collegiately at Kentucky. He started 38-of-47 games played and finished his Wildcat career with 247 tackles, 23.5 sacks, 38 TFLs and four forced fumbles. Dupree's 23.5 sacks rank as the second most in Kentucky football history. He earned All-SEC honorable mention accolades and ranked in the top-10 in the conference in sacks in each of his final three years (2012-14).
Dupree is the sixth of the Steelers' eight draft selections from the 2015 NFL Draft to sign with the team.