Bengals Sign Fifth-Round Pick Khalid Kareem

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Notre Dame defensive lineman Khalid Kareem (53) plays against Florida State in the first half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind.,Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

The Bengals today signed DE Khalid Kareem, the team's fifth-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Kareem (6-4, 268) spent the last four seasons (2016-19) at the University of Notre Dame. He played in 43 career games (26 starts), and compiled 109 career tackles, including 13 sacks, along with four FFs, two FRs and eight pass breakups. He was a full-time starter his final two seasons for the Fighting Irish, and helped the team to a 23-3 record over that span.

Of the Bengals' seven draft picks, just two remain unsigned — QB Joe Burrow (first round, Louisiana State) and WR Tee Higgins (second round, Clemson).

Check out photos of edge rusher Khalid Kareem from his collegiate career at Notre Dame.

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