Rams sign draft pick Collins
Five down, six to go for the Rams.
Tight end Jerome Collins became the fifth of their 11 draft picks in 2005 to sign when he agreed to a three-year contract.
Collins was the Rams' fifth-round selection and the 144th overall in the NFL Draft. He was primarily a defensive player at Notre Dame, playing defensive end and outside linebacker, before switching to tight end as a senior.
Collins, 6-4 and 267 pounds, caught six passes for 67 yards last season and excelled on special teams. He will play tight end for the Rams.