The Oakland Raiders announced Friday the signing of their fourth and sixth round drafts picks, G/C Jon Feliciano and DE Max Valles.
Jon Feliciano/Photo courtesy of Raiders.com
Feliciano is the fifth of the team’s 10 draft picks from the 2015 NFL Draft to sign his rookie contract, along with WR Amari Cooper, DE Max Valles, T Anthony Morris and WR Andre Debose.
The 6-foot-4, 323-pounder was selected in the fourth round (128th overall) by the Raiders in the 2015 NFL Draft. He played four seasons at Miami (Fla.), appearing in 48 games with 46 starts. Feliciano made starts at left tackle, left guard, right tackle and right guard over his collegiate career, earning All-ACC honorable mentions each year from 2012-14.
The Davie, Fla., native started all 13 games as a senior, rotating between left tackle, left guard and right tackle, helping the Hurricanes to the Duck Commander Independence Bowl.
Max Valles photo courtesy of Yahoo.com
Valles is the fourth of the team’s 10 draft picks from the 2015 draft and was selected in the sixth round (161st overall) by Oakland in the 2015 NFL Draft.
He spent two seasons at Virginia after playing one year at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy in 2012 following his senior year of high school. In two years at Virginia, he totaled 78 tackles (32 solo), 13 sacks, two forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one pass defensed.
The Sicklerville, N.J., native ranked second in the ACC with nine sacks as a sophomore in 2014, earning him spots on both the media and coaches’ All-ACC Third Team.