The 2021 NFL draft was one of the best in BYU football history. The five players selected is the most since 2002. Here’s a breakdown of who is going where, and if known, their contract details. We’ll start with 2021 draft selections, followed by undrafted free agent Cougs from 2021, then we’ll look at other Utah preps who have signed contracts, former Cougs who have signed new contracts, and then wrap up with all the other Cougs who are currently in the NFL.

This article will be updated at new contracts are signed and other information is made available.

Zach Wilson, QB, New York Jets. Round 1, pick #2 (2nd overall). 4 year contract. Projected $35.1m with a 5th year team option. $22.9m in signing bonus.

Brady Christensen, OL, Carolina Panthers. Round 3, pick #6 (70th overall). 4 year contract. Projected $5.16m with a $1.11m signing bonus.

Khyiris Tonga, DL, Chicago Bears. Round 7, pick #23 (250th overall). 4 year contract. Projected $3.56m with $83,000 signing bonus.

Chris Wilcox, CB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Round 7, pick #24 (251st overall). Chris Wilcox signed a 4 year, $3,562,772 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including a $82,772 signing bonus, $82,772 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $890,693. In 2021, Wilcox will earn a base salary of $660,000 and a signing bonus of $82,772, while carrying a cap hit of $680,693 and a dead cap value of $82,772.

Dax Milne, WR, Washington Football Team. Round 7, pick #31 (258th overall). Dax Milne signed a 4 year, $3,557,268 contract with the Washington Football Team, including a $77,268 signing bonus, $77,268 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $889,317. In 2021, Milne will earn a base salary of $660,000 and a signing bonus of $77,268, while carrying a cap hit of $679,317 and a dead cap value of $77,268.

Matt Bushman, TE, Las Vegas Raiders. Matt Bushman signed a 3 year, $2,435,000 contract with the Las Vegas Raiders, including a $10,000 signing bonus, $135,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $811,667. In 2021, Bushman will earn a base salary of $660,000 and a signing bonus of $10,000, while carrying a cap hit of $663,333 and a dead cap value of $135,000.

Chandon Herring, OL, Tennessee Titans. Chandon Herring signed a 3 year, $2,425,000 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including an average annual salary of $808,333. In 2021, Herring will earn a base salary of $660,000, while carrying a cap hit of $660,000.

Tristen Hoge, OL, New York Jets. Tristen Hoge signed a 3 year, $2,425,000 contract with the New York Jets, including an average annual salary of $808,333. In 2021, Hoge will earn a base salary of $660,000, while carrying a cap hit of $660,000.

Zayne Anderson, DB, Kansas City Chiefs. Zayne Anderson signed a 3 year, $2,435,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including a $10,000 signing bonus, $10,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $811,667. In 2021, Anderson will earn a base salary of $660,000 and a signing bonus of $10,000, while carrying a cap hit of $663,333 and a dead cap value of $10,000.

Zac Dawe, DL, Atlanta Falcons. Zac Dawe signed a 3 year, $2,425,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including an average annual salary of $808,333. In 2021, Dawe will earn a base salary of $660,000, while carrying a cap hit of $660,000.

Isaiah Kaufusi, LB, Indianapolis Colts. Isaiah Kaufusi signed a 3 year, $2,425,000 contract with the Indianapolis Colts, including an average annual salary of $808,333. In 2021, Kaufusi will earn a base salary of $660,000, while carrying a cap hit of $660,000.

Troy Warner, DB, Los Angeles Rams. Troy Warner signed a 3 year, $2,437,500 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including a $12,500 signing bonus, $12,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $812,500. In 2021, Warner will earn a base salary of $660,000 and a signing bonus of $12,500, while carrying a cap hit of $664,166 and a dead cap value of $12,500.

Former Cougs

Micah Simon (c/0 2019), WR, Carolina Panthers. Micah Simon signed a 3 year, $1,765,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including an average annual salary of $588,333. In 2021, Simon will earn a base salary of $660,000, while carrying a cap hit of $660,000.

Aleva Hifo (c/o 2020), WR, New Orleans Saints mini camp invite.

Kavika Fonua, LB, Carolina Panthers mini camp invite.

Other Utah preps

Penei Sewell (Desert Hills HS, Oregon), OL, Detroit Lions. Round 1, pick #7 (7th overall). 4 year contract.

Jay Tufele (Bingham HS, USC), DT, Jacksonville Jaguars. Round 4, pick #1 (106th overall). 4 year contract.

Simi Fehoko (Brighton HS, Stanford), WR, Dallas Cowboys. Round 5, pick #35 (179th overall). Simi Fehoko signed a 4 year, $3,720,152 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $240,152 signing bonus, $240,152 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $930,038. In 2021, Fehoko will earn a base salary of $660,000 and a signing bonus of $240,152, while carrying a cap hit of $720,038 and a dead cap value of $240,152.

Alanai Pututua (South Sevier HS, Snow College), Atlanta Falcons.

Other Recent BYU contracts

Ty’Son Williams (c/o 2020), RB, Baltimore Ravens (UFA). Signed to 80-man roster on August 28, 2020.

Dayan Ghanwoloku (c/o 2020), DB, LA Rams (UFA). Signed April 25, 2020. Waived on September 4, 2020.

Aleva Hifo (c/o 2020), WR, Kansas City Chiefs (UFA). Aleva Hifo signed a 1 year, $610,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including an average annual salary of $610,000.

Kai Nacua. Kai Nacua signed a 1 year, $850,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including an average annual salary of $850,000. In 2021, Nacua will earn a base salary of $850,000, while carrying a cap hit of $850,000.

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