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Report: Former East RB Jaylen Warren Signs UDFA Deal With Steelers

Apr 30, 2022, 6:12 PM | Updated: 7:32 pm
Jaylen Warren - Oklahoma State Cowboys...
Jaylen Warren #7 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys runs with the ball in the first quarter against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl at State Farm Stadium on January 01, 2022 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former East High running back Jaylen Warren signed an undrafted free agent deal with the Pittburgh Steelers, according to Pro Football Network’s Aaron Wilson.

Warren signed with the Steelers following the NFL Draft on Saturday, April 30.

The former Snow College and Utah State standout joined a Pittsburgh team that posted a 9-7-1 record and reached the playoffs in 2021.

NFL Scouting Combine Results

Warren measured in at five-feet-eight-inches tall and 204 lbs. He also measured with 29 7/8 inch arms and 9 1/4 inch hands.

40-Yard Dash – 4.55 seconds

Vertical Jump – 31.5 inches

Broad Jump – 9 feet 11 inches

About Jaylen Warren

Prior to his college career, the Salt Lake City, Utah native was a standout player for the East High Leopards.

Following his time in high school, Warren played for the Snow College Badgers and Utah State Aggies. During his two seasons with USU, Warren ran the ball 151 times for 821 yards and eight touchdowns.

After the 2020 season, the running back transferred to Oklahoma State. During his lone season with the Cowboys, Warren had 256 carries for 1,216 yards and 11 touchdowns. He helped the Cowboys reach the Big 12 title game with an 11-2 regular season record, including 8-1 in conference play.

Oklahoma State defeated No. 5 Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl. Warren ran the ball 19 times for 82 yards in the win.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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