It is shaping up to be a big week for
Van Noy is set to marry fiancee and former Miss Utah Marrisa Powell this weekend, but first, the Detroit Lions second-round pick put a little money in his pocket by signing his four-year rookie contract Wednesday evening.
Van Noy’s deal is estimated to be worth around $5.1 million with a $2 million signing bonus, per the rookie wage scale.
He’s expected to have an immediate impact for the Lions this year competing for the starting strong side linebacker spot, a versatile and important position in defensive coordinator Teryl Austin’s new defense.
As a senior at BYU last year, Van Noy recorded 67 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, four sacks, two interceptions and a touchdown.
He finished his career with 61.5 tackles for loss, 26 sacks, 21 passes defended, 11 forced fumbles and five touchdowns.
Van Noy's signing leaves only first-round pick (No. 10 overall)
It's official!!!! So blessed to have this opportunity! Hard work pays off!!! pic.twitter.com/ZhMZLlOlYq— Kyle Van Noy (@KVN_03) June 4, 2014