posted on Jul, 19 2004 @ 04:03 PM
FOXBORO, Mass. (SportsLine.com wire) - The New England Patriots have signed their first-round draft pick, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork. Terms of the
deal were not disclosed. The Patriots selected Wilfork with the 21st overall pick of this year's draft.
Wilfork played three seasons at the University of Miami-Florida and was a unanimous first-team All-Big East selection in his junior year. He tied for
the team lead with six sacks last season and was fourth in total tackles with 64.
The 6-foot-2, 325-pounder finished his Hurricane career with 148 tackles and 14 sacks.
The Patriots also officially announced the signing of quarterback Jim Miller, who was out of football in 2003 after being waived by Tampa Bay in