NC State, Duke players sign as free agents

Former Duke quarterback Thaddeus Lewis will get his shot at the NFL. Lewis, along with Vince Oghobaase, Ayanga Okpokowuruk, Vincent Rey and Leon Wright, signed as free agents this past weekend.

Lewis signed with the St. Louis Rams, Oghobaase with the Miami Dolphins and Rey with the Cincinnati Bengals. Okpokowuruk and Wright signed with the New York Giants.

NC State offensive tackle Jerraill McCuller signed a free-agent contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. McCuller played in 34 career games for NC State, starting 29. The 6-foot-7, 335-pound Jamesville native was in for 1,952 career snaps.