HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) _ The New York Jets signed fifth-round pick Andre Maddox on Monday.

Maddox, a 6-foot-1, 200-pound safety out of North Carolina State, finished his career with 341 tackles, eight sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery in 47 games played.

He is the third Jets draft choice to sign a contract, joining running back Cedric Houston (sixth round) and defensive tackle Sione Pouha (third round).

The Jets report to training camp July 28.