CLEMSON - Former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd has signed a contract for the league minimum with the New York Jets, The Post and Courier confirmed Thursday night.
Boyd's contract calls for $2.3 million on his first four-year contract, including a $78,680 signing bonus.
Only the signing bonus is fully guaranteed up-front, but if the rookie stays on the Jets' roster, Boyd's 2014 salary is $420,000, rising each ensuing season to $510,000, $600,000 and $690,000 in 2017 if he remains active.
The 2012 ACC Player of the Year, Boyd was drafted in the sixth round Saturday - 213th overall - by the Jets, who also employ Geno Smith and Boyd's boyhood idol, Michael Vick, at quarterback.
Boyd's deal is identical to two rookie teammates drafted by New York just moments before he was.
According to ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini, the Jets signed fellow sixth-round picks Quincy Enunwa (209th) and IK Enemkpali (210th) to four-year, $2.31 million contracts earlier Thursday.
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