The New England Patriots have signed sixth-round draft choice C Ted Larsen. Larsen, from North Carolina State University, was selected by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft with the 205th selection overall.
According to a league source, Larsen signed a four-year deal worth roughly $1.87 million with just over $80,000 guaranteed. Last year's 36th selection in the sixth round, RB Bernard Scott (Cincinnati Bengals), received a signing bonus worth roughly $77,500.
Larsen, 6-2, 305 pounds, began his college career as a defensive tackle before moving to center as a junior in 2008. He started 30 of 43 games at North Carolina State Universeity (five starts at defensive tackle and 23 starts at center). Larsen was named All-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team by The NFL Draft Report after starting all 12 games as a senior in 2009.