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Bengals sign Tee Higgins

“I’ve been dreaming about this moment for years.”

College Football Playoff National Championship - Clemson v LSU Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images

The Cincinnati Bengals have signed Tee Higgins to his rookie contract, the team announced Tuesday. This comes just hours after the team agreed to a deal with Joe Burrow, so the team’s entire 2020 NFL Draft class is now complete.

Higgins, who weighs in at 6-4 and 216 pounds, was selected 33rd overall in this year’s draft. He spent the last three seasons (2017-19) with the Clemson Tigers, where he totaled 135 career receptions for 2448 yards and 27 touchdowns (tied school record).

This past season, Higgins caught 59 passes for 1,167 yards and 13 scores for Clemson en route to their run to the national title game, where they lost to Burrow and the LSU Tigers.

Over his three seasons at Clemson, Higgins helped the Tigers to a combined 41-3 record and three berths in the College Football Playoff, including a National Championship in the 2018 season.

Higgins will now compete for playing time in what will be a deep wide receiver group in 2020, though A.J. Green and John Ross are set to become free agents next year.