Devon Still, DS #5 DT, Penn State Selected:Round 2, Pick 21, Overall Pick 53 by Bengals
Name:Devon Still College:Penn StateNumber: 71 Height: 6-5 Weight: 303 Position:DTPos2: DE Class/Draft Year:rSr/2012 40 Low: 4.84 40 Time:4.9440 High: 5.05
Projected Round:1-2Stock:High: Late 1 Low: Late 2 Rated number 5 out of 146 DT's32 / 1967 TOTAL
Data Scout Notes: 2011: BigTenDLOY/OutlandFinalist/BednarikFinalist/1stC/1stM/...2010: HMM
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Draft Scout Devon Still News
01/10/16 - DE Devon Still was signed by the Texans to a future contract for 2016 Wednesday (Jan. 6).
09/05/15 - DT Devon Still was cut by the Cincinnati Bengals. Still, whose daughter Leah is battling cancer, was kept on the practice squad last year as a show of support by the team before being added to the 53-man roster. He re-signed in the offseason after not getting much attention as a free agent.
03/19/15 - DT Devon Still, who wasn't tendered by the Bengals as a restricted free agent, was re-signed by the team Thursday (March 19).
Calling it a good week would be to undersell the past few days for Still, who re-signed two days after doctors informed him his 4-year-old daughter is likely cancer free.
Agent Drew Rosenhaus said "Congrats to Devon Still on signing his contract with the Bengals. It has truly been a special week for you and your family," in a Twitter post (@RosenhausSports) early Thursday.
Still is a rotational player who spent his first three seasons with the team coming out of Penn State, where he was an All-Big Ten pick. He became a free agent when the Bengals elected not to tender him as a restricted free agent.
Still's recent past has been dominated by the emotional journey with his daughter. He said Tuesday on Instagram "We got Leah's MIBG Scans back tonight and the doctors told us they didn't see any active disease in her body!!!"
The Bengals and NFL have been visibly supportive of Still and his daughter, honoring her during one game last October and contributing a portion of jersey sales to the family for treatments.
03/12/15 - DT Devon Still wasn't tendered as a restricted free agent by the Bengals Tuesday (March 10).
03/08/15 - DT Devon Still, restricted FA update, caught the nation's attention with the story of his daughter Leah battling pediatric cancer. His play on the field hasn't been as attention-grabbing, in part because of his daughter's condition, but the Bengals remain confident he can be a productive player for them. He's a former second-round pick so they can give him a third-tier offer of $1.542 million and be safe that no other team will show that much interest in Still.