Seahawks Agree to Terms With Russell Okung

Seahawks Agree to Terms With Russell Okung

The Seattle Seahawks have reached a six-year deal with first-round offensive tackle Russell Okung, who is expected to be on the practice field with offensive line coach Alex Gibbs this weekend.

ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with first-round offensive tackle Russell Okung.

According to Mortensen, the six-year deal has a maximum value of $58 million, with $30 million guaranteed. Okung is expected to be signed in time to participate in the Seahawks' practices this weekend.

A four-year starter at Oklahoma State, Okung started at left tackle over the last three seasons in Stillwater. Okung twice earned first-team All-Big 12 honors, and was named that conference's Offensive Lineman of the Year.

Okung looked impressive at the 2010 Scouting Combine, measuring in at 6-5 and 307 pounds, with 36" arms that helped put up 38 reps in the 225-pound bench press.

Blessed with prototypical left tackle size, strength, and athleticism, Okung will start at left tackle immediately for the Seahawks, who chose Okung to be the long-term replacement for future Hall of Famer Walter Jones.

Okung is the last of the 2010 first-round picks to agree to terms on a contract.

In addition to writing for NorthwestFootball.net, Brian McIntyre blogs daily at Mac's Football Blog. You can follow Brian on Twitter, and if you'd like to e-mail him, you can always do so by clicking here.

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