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Ronnie Perkins, an outside linebacker, became the sixth player from the New England Patriots 2021 draft class to sign a contract on Tuesday when rookies arrived at Gillette Stadium.

The third-round pick from Oklahoma, who was 96th overall, tweeted that he had signed the contract.

According to Miguel Benzan of PatsCap, Perkins’ four-year rookie contract will start with a base salary of $660,000 and a cap charge of $870,154. He will also receive a signing bonus of $840,616.

Ronnie Perkins
Ronnie Perkins

The 21-year-old Perkins was named to the second team of the Big 12 as a sophomore and junior with the Sooners. He made 25 starts throughout his 33-game stay in Norman.

The former defensive end recorded 99 tackles throughout that time, including 32 tackles for a loss, 16.5 sacks, and one forced fumble.

Christian Barmore, a defensive tackle out of Alabama who was selected 38 overall in the second round, is the only pick made by New England that has not yet been signed.

On July 27, veterans must report to Foxborough for training camp. On July 28, the first practice will take place.

How Much Does Ronnie Perkins Make?

Ronnie Perkins has an average annual salary of $1,196,463. Perkins is scheduled to get a basic salary of $877,539 in 2022 and will have a cap hit of $1,087,694 that year.