By: Justin Stevens
Stephon Gilmore, former USC cornerback, signed a 4-year contract worth around $12 million with the Buffalo Bills today. Gilmore was selected in the first round and tenth overall by the Bills in the 2012 NFL Draft. In four practices during the Bills’ minicamp, Gilmore has recorded several pass break ups, one interception, and has made a good impression on Buffalo head coach, Chan Gailey. Chris Brown from Buffalobills.com spoke with Gilmore shortly after he signed.
AUDIO: Stephon Gilmore [1:32]
Gilmore played three seasons with the Gamecocks recording 176 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries, seven sacks, and eight interceptions. Gilmore was a first-team All-SEC selection and third-team AP All-American following the 2010 season. In his final game at USC against Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl, Gilmore recorded an interception and returned a block PAT for two-point defensive conversion.