Monday, May 7, 2012

Ex-Husky Alameda Ta'amu signs with Steelers

Originally published Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 9:11 PM

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed fourth-round draft pick Alameda Ta'amu.

Pittsburgh traded up in the fourth round to select Ta'amu with the 109th pick. The 6-foot-2, 348-pound defensive tackle out of Washington is expected to back up Casey Hampton this season.

Ta'amu recorded 109 tackles with 7 ½ sacks and 16 ½ tackles for loss during his last two seasons with the Huskies. He was All-Pac-12 honorable mention as a junior and a senior.

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