St. Louis Rams sign 7th-round draft pick Ogbonnaya

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 | 12:02 p.m. CDT

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Rams are down to four unsigned draft picks following the signing of seventh-round selection Chris Ogbonnaya.

The Rams announced the signing of the running back from Texas on Monday. Terms were not disclosed.

Ogbonnaya rushed 140 times for 597 yards and eight rushing touchdowns and caught 75 passes for 792 yards and three receiving touchdowns during his four-year collegiate career. He started 47 games for the Longhorns.

His best season was last season, when he rushed for 373 yards and four touchdowns on 74 carries and caught 46 passes for 540 yards and three scores.

Still unsigned are first-round pick (No. 2 overall) Jason Smith, second-round pick James Laurinaitis, fourth-round pick Darell Scott and sixth-round pick Keith Null.


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