|Titans sign Taylor Thompson, Scott Solomon|
by Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, May 24, 2012 at 3:39 pm ET
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The Tennessee Titans have signed fifth-round tight end Taylor Thompson and seventh-round defensive end Scott Solomon.
Thompson was a defensive end at Southern Methodist University, who started 43 consecutive games and totaled 18 sacks and 139 tackles. He will transition to tight end in the NFL.
As a senior in high school, he caught 58 passes for 960 yards.
Solomon was a four-year contributor at Rice. He registered 24 career sacks, which tied the school mark for most career sacks. In his final season for the Owls, he tallied 8 1/2 sacks and was named first-team All-Conference USA.
Six of the seven Titans draft picks are now under contract.
First-round wide receiver Kendall Wright is the only remaining unsigned player.
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