Patriots sign 3rd round draft choice, Bequette

The New England Patriots have signed third-round draft choice

Jake Bequette, a defensive lineman.

Bequette, 23, went to Arkansas. He switched from tight end to

the defensive line after his redshirt year.

He led the Southeastern Conference with 10 sacks, tied for third

in the nation. The Patriots wrapped up their minicamp at Gillette

Stadium on Thursday.