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Top Pick Rogers Agrees to Terms

Carlos Rogers joined his fellow Auburn Tiger Jason Campbell on Tuesday at Redskins Park, as Rogers agreed to terms with the team just one day after Campbell completed his negotiations.

Both Rogers and Campbell were expected to be on hand for Tuesday afternoon's practice, the second day of Redskins training camp. Rogers was not expected to participate in practice, however, as he continued to recover from an ankle injury.

Rogers was the first of the Redskins' two first-round draft picks, selected at No. 9 overall. Campbell was selected at No. 25 overall.

The 2004 Jim Thorpe Award winner as the nation's top defensive back, Rogers was the third cornerback selected in the draft, behind Adam "Pac-Man" Jones and Antrel Rolle.

Rogers, 5-11 and 199 pounds, finished his collegiate career appearing in 50 games with 44 starts. He holds the school's career-record with 40 pass deflections. Rogers also accounted for 182 tackles (134 solo), seven interceptions and two fumble recoveries.

Rogers garnered a first-team All-American selection, first-team All-SEC honors and in addition to being the Jim Thorpe Award recipient, he was also a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Award and a semi-finalist for the Bednarik Award.

In 2004, Rogers lived up to his billing as a top cornerback prospect, with opponents completing only 18 of 65 passes (27 percent) thrown into his territory. He recorded 47 tackles (37 solo) with two interceptions and 10 pass deflections during his final season.

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