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2021 Patriots first-rounder Mac Jones signs rookie contract

Mac Jones marks the sixth member of New England’s draft class to sign.

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The No. 15 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft has reached the New England Patriots’ books.

Quarterback Mac Jones officially signed his rookie contract with the organization on Tuesday, according to the league’s transaction wire.

The move was first reported by ESPN’s Field Yates and Adam Schefter.

The four-year, $15.6 million deal carries a fifth-year option as part of the Alabama product’s arrival in the first round. According to PatsCap’s Miguel Benzan, the Patriots now stand with $13.06 million in cap room.

Jones appeared in 39 games and made 17 starts during his time in Tuscaloosa. As a redshirt junior, the Davey O’Brien Award winner, first-team All-American and national champion set a program record with 4,500 passing yards to go with 41 touchdowns and four interceptions. In the process, Jones completed 77.4 percent of his throws to set the NCAA record.

Defensive tackle Christian Barmore and outside linebacker Ronnie Perkins mark the lone selections left unsigned for New England. Both of whom directly followed Jones in the second and third rounds of April’s draft.

The Patriots previously agreed to terms running back Rhamondre Stevenson, linebacker Cameron McGrone, safety Joshuah Bledsoe, offensive tackle William Sherman and wide receiver Tre Nixon.

Training camp begins in Foxborough on July 28.