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      WPDE Zoneman winner signs $50 million dollar contract

      2003 WPDE Zoneman winner Lawrence Timmons has signed a six year, $50 million dollar contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The linebacker had one year remaining on his current deal. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports there are also $18 million dollars in bonuses.

      Timmons signing is the big headline in the NFL on Tuesday:

      ESPN.com: Steelers sign Timmons

      Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Steelers sign Timmons

      Here's some great analysis by CBS Sports Will Brinson on the Timmons signing:

      CBS Sports: Timmons deal a perfect "Steelers" signing

      Lawrence Timmons won WPDE's Zoneman Trophy in 2003. Here is WPDE's 2003 WPDE Zoneman feature: Lawrence Timmons HS highlights

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