Former Lithia Springs High star Calvin Pace has reached a free agent contract agreement with the NFL's New York Jets according to reports.
The defensive end/linebacker had played for the Arizona Cardinals for five years after being selected in the first round out of Wake Forest.
The deal for the Georgia native calls for $26 million to be paid in the contract's first three years and makes Pace one of the highest paid linebackers in NFL history.
Pace starred at Lithia Springs High before earning a football scholarship at Wake Forest.
For his career, he boasts 187 tackles and 14 sacks in 67 games played.
Former Lithia Springs Star Scores Huge Deal
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