Dan Herron of the Buckeyes eludes the tackle attempt of Courtney Avery #5 of the Wolverines on his way to a 32-yard touchdown run in the third quarter at Ohio Stadium on Nov. 27, 2010 in Columbus. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI - The Bengals on Wednesday announced the signing of former Ohio State Buckeye running back Daniel "Boom:" Herron.
The Ohio native averaged 4.9 yards per carry during his four seasons at Ohio State. He was named the team's Most Valuable Player and served as captain last season.
Cincinnati selected Herron in the sixth round of last month's draft.
With Herron under contract the Bengals have now signed seven of their 10 draft picks. Also signed are CB Dre Kirkpatrick of Alabama (first round), DT Devon Still of Penn State (second), TE Orson Charles of Georgia (fourth), CB Shaun Prater of Iowa (fifth), WR Marvin Jones of California (fifth) and S George Iloka of Boise State (fifth).
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