The Steelers have signed their first of two sixth-round selections, defensive end L.T. Walton,* *from the 2015 NFL Draft. Financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed.
Walton (6-5, 319), who was the 199th overall pick, played collegiately at Central Michigan. In 39 games, Walton totaled 106 tackles to go along with six sacks, 18.5 TFLs, three pass breakups, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He started all 12 games in 2014 and earned first-team All-MAC accolades.
Walton is the first of the Steelers' eight draft selections from the 2015 NFL Draft to sign with the team.