Wide receiver Markus Wheaton of the Oregon State Beavers turns the corner and heads for the end zone for a touchdown against Nicholls State last season.
The Steelers announced today that they have signed wide receiver Markus Wheaton, their third-round pick in last month's NFL draft, and cornerback Terry Hawthorne, their fifth-round pick. Both agreed to four-year deals and contract details were not disclosed.
Wheaton (5-11, 182 played at Oregon State. He appeared in 49 games, starting the final 30, and recorded a school-record 227 receptions.
Hawthorne (6-0, 195), played at Illinois. He was a two-time All Big-Ten honorable mention (2011-12) and played in 44 career games.