The Seahawks have signed fourth-round pick Cassius Marsh, a defensive end from UCLA, the club said Monday.
The 6-foot-4, 254-pound Marsh recorded 60 tackles (10.5 for loss) and six sacks in 2013 for the Bruins. He’ll have an opportunity to earn reps behind starters Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett for Seattle, which had top-notch defensive line depth a season ago.
The Seahawks have reached deals with 4-of-9 draft picks, with defensive tackle Jimmy Staten (Round Five), safety Eric Pinkins (Round Six) and fullback Kiero Small (Round Seven) also in the fold.
In addition to getting Marsh under contract, the Seahawks announced the signings of two undrafted free agents Monday: Southern tight end Rashaun Allen and North Carolina A&T offensive guard Nate Isles. Both took part in the Seahawks’ rookie minicamp last weekend.
In other roster moves Monday, the Seahawks released veteran tight end Travis Beckum and undrafted cornerback Jimmy Legree. Beckum played for the Giants from 2009 through 2012.