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Saquon Barkley Has Officially Signed His NFL Rookie Contract

A closeup of Penn State's Saquon Barkley.

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 30: Running back Saquon Barkley #26 of the Penn State Nittany Lions walks on the field during the first half of the Playstation Fiesta Bowl against the Washington Huskies at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Penn State running back Saquon Barkley was the No. 2 pick in April's NFL Draft. Today, he officially agreed to his NFL rookie contract.

Barkley is about to be very rich. According to's Ian Rapoport, Barkley's rookie deal is worth more than $30 million over four seasons.

The PSU star's signing bonus is worth $20 million.

The best part? His entire deal is fully guaranteed.

The Giants are paying Barkley a lot, particularly for a running back. But it is an investment they knew they would be making when they took him second overall.

The key for New York is Barkley delivering a massive return on investment. He was a standout in college, but he's going to have to put up some massive numbers in order to justify his draft spot.

Fortunately, Barkley's skill set seems to fit in well in the modern NFL. He has the potential to make an impact as both a runner and a receiver.

He'll be tested early on in the NFL. Barkley's first pro game will be against the Jacksonville Jaguars, one of the top defenses in the league.