Report: Patriots sign sixth-round pick Markell Carter

Report: Patriots sign sixth-round pick Markell Carter
July 27, 2011, 8:13 pm

According to multiple reports, the Patriots have agreed to a four-year deal with sixth-round draft pick Markell Carter.

The 6-foot-4, 248-pound outside linebacker from Central Arkansas is the first Patriots pick to sign with the team.

In his four-year college career, he accumulated 16.5 sacks. He had 62 tackles, 5.5 sacks and three forced fumbles as a senior.