The Oakland Raiders have signed fourth-round draft pick Miles Burris, the team announced Friday. The linebacker is the fourth member of the club’s 2012 draft class to have agreed to terms, joining DE
Burris (6-2, 236), was the Raiders’ fourth round (129th overall) in this year’s draft after being named a two-time All-Mountain West Conference first team selection at San Diego State. He led the Aztecs in tackles as a senior, posting 78 stops including 46 solo tackles, and 19.5 tackles for loss. Burris added eight sacks and three fumble recoveries as a senior.
The Granite Bay, Calif., native led the Mountain West Conference with 9.5 sacks as a junior, which ranked as the seventh-highest single-season total in program history. He also led the team with 80 tackles and was named the 2010 San Diego State Student-Athlete of the Year.