The Steelers Pittsburgh signed cornerback Artie Burns, their first-round draft choice, the club announced on Wednesday. Financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed.
Burns (6-foot, 197), who was the 25th overall pick, played at the
University of Miami. He started 23 games during his career with the Hurricanes and finished his with 93 tackles, 14 pass breakups, seven interceptions, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
Burns led the Atlantic Coast Conference with six interceptions in 2015, the most by a Hurricane since Sean Taylor had 10 in 2003.
Six of the Steelers' seven selections from the 2016 NFL Draft have signed.