The Patriots have three unsigned picks.
On the way back Pierre Strong Jr. became the seventh member of this year’s draft class to sign with the team. Strong was one of three picks in the fourth round along with the cornerback. Jack Jones and protector Bailey Zappe.
Strong has rushed for over 1,000 yards in three of his last four seasons at South Dakota State, including an FCS-best 1,686 yards in the 2021 season. He also threw 18 touchdowns and caught 22 passes during his senior year of college.