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Commanders wrap up 2024 draft signings with Jayden Daniels, Ben Sinnott, Brandon Coleman


The Washington Commanders have officially signed quarterback Jayden Daniels, tight end Ben Sinnott and offensive tackle Brandon Coleman to their rookie contracts.

With these signings, the Commanders' entire 2024 draft class is now under contract.

Daniels started in 55 games (29 at Arizona State, 26 at LSU) and has recorded 12,749 career passing yards, 89 passing touchdowns, 3,307 rushing yards and 34 rushing touchdowns. He is the only player in FBS history to pass for 12,000 yards and rush for 3,000 yards.

Daniels won the 2023 Heisman Trophy and became the third player in LSU history to win the Heisman joining Joe Burrow (2019) and Billy Cannon (1959).

Daniels was named the National Player of the Year by the Associated Press and the Sporting News and the National Player of the Year by Walter Camp in 2023.

In 2023, Daniels was the winner of the Davey O'Brien and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm awards and was also named Consensus All-American, First-Team All American by the Associated Press, FWAA, AFCA and Sporting News.

Dainels joined Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M, 2012) as the only players in SEC history to pass for 3,500 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in a single season. He became one of five players in SEC history to reach the 50 total touchdown mark joining Joe Burrow (63), Tim Tebow (55), Cam Newton (51) and Bryce Young (50).

In his last season at LSU, Daniels led the nation in total offense (412.2), points responsible for per game (25.2), passer rating (208.0), yards per pass attempt (11.7), rushing yards by a quarterback (1,134) and yards per play (10.71). His 208.0 passer rating is the highest in FBS history.

Among LSU's all-time ranks, Daniels is second in total touchdowns (79), third in total offense (8,744) and passing touchdowns (57) and fourth in passing yards (6,725). He holds the LSU record for rushing yards by a quarterback for a career and season (1,134 in 2023).

Sinnott played in 38 games with 28 starts over three seasons (2021-23) for the Kansas State Wildcats and recorded 82 receptions for 1,138 yards and 10 touchdowns.

The former Wildcat finished his career tied for the most receiving touchdowns by a Kansas State tight end (10) in program history. He ranks third among Kansas State tight ends in receptions (82) and fourth in receiving yards (1,138).

In 2023, he earned All-Big 12 First Team honors by both the league's coaches and the Associated Press.

A native of Waterloo, Iowa, Sinnott attended Columbus Catholic High School in Iowa and was named to the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association all-state team as a tight end, wide receiver and defensive end. He also lettered in baseball, golf, tennis, track and hockey.

Coleman played in 41 games at TCU from 2020-23. In his senior year, he was named Team Captain where he made 11 starts with seven at left tackles and four at left guard and allowed just one sack over 723 snaps.

Coleman was invited to the 2024 Senior Bowl and was named Second-Team All-Big 12, Honorable Mention Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year and Second-Team Academic All-Big 12 in 2023. His junior year he started all 15 games at left tackle, giving him starts in 23 of the last 24 contest dating back to 2021. Coleman placed third on the TCU offense with 1,036 snaps played.

A native of Denton, Texas, Coleman attended Denton High School before playing at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas. Coleman was born in Virginia but spent most of his childhood in Berlin, Germany before moving back to the United States in 2016.

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