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McFadden is fourth pick to sign

Posted Jul 19, 2013

Defensive back Leon McFadden has become the fourth of the Browns' five draft picks to sign, the team announced Friday evening.

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Browns Friday signed defensive back Leon McFadden to a four-year contract, the team announced.

Selected in the second round (68th overall), McFadden started 45 of 51 career games at San Diego State (2009-12). He registered 188 career tackles, eight interceptions, 39 passes defensed, three sacks and a forced fumble. His 39 pass breakups set a school record. McFadden also returned 17 punts for 116 yards (6.8 average), blocked an extra point and returned two of his interceptions for touchdowns. He became the fifth player in school history to be named first-team All-Mountain West Conference three times. Born Oct. 26, 1990, the 5-9, 195-pound McFadden attended St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, Calif.

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