The Bills finally came around to signing C.J. Spiller today, agreeing to a 5 year deal with the 9th overall pick out of Clemson. The deal includes $20.8 million in guaranteed money, with the remainder based on meeting certain performance incentives. By signing today, Spiller will be able to partake in 6 practices before the Bills’ first preseason game at Washington on Aug. 13th.
The 5-foot-11, 196-pound running back was a star in college, racking up 3,547 yards and 32 touchdowns in four years at Clemson. He caught 123 passes for 1,420 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also was the top return man available in the April draft. Spiller had 74 kickoff returns in college for an average of 27.7 yards a return and seven touchdowns. He averaged 10.7 yards on punt returns for one touchdown.
Here’s are some highlights of Spiller’s stellar college career for Bills’ fans hoping to see these feats repeated at the pro level: