Only 22 Big Ten players heard their names called during the 2013 NFL draft, the league's lowest total in nearly two decades (it had 21 draftees in 1994).
But as soon as the draft ended Saturday, the free-agent signings began. And there were plenty around the Big Ten from all 12 squads.
Here's our first look list of free-agent signings or team tryouts from the conference. As a reminder, this is not a final list, and we'll have updates later on either here on the blog or on Twitter.
Here we go ...
WR Keenan Davis, Cleveland Browns
OL Matt Tobin, Philadelphia Eagles
WR Roy Roundtree, Cincinnati Bengals
LB Kenny Demens, Arizona Cardinals
OL Elliott Mealer, New Orleans Saints
(WR Darryl Stonum, dismissed before the 2012 season, signed with the Kansas City Chiefs)
CB Johnny Adams, Houston Texans
DT Anthony Rashad White, Pittsburgh Steelers
CB Troy Stoudermire, Cincinnati Bengals
TE MarQueis Gray, San Francisco 49ers
CB Michael Carter, Minnesota Vikings
DE Eric Martin, New Orleans Saints
LB Will Compton, Washington Redskins
OL Patrick Ward, Miami Dolphins
DL Brian Arnfelt, Pittsburgh Steelers
LB David Nwabuisi, Carolina Panthers (tryout)
CB Travis Howard, Houston Texans
S Orhian Johnson, Houston Texans
FB Zach Boren, Houston Texans
DE Nathan Williams, Minnesota Vikings
DL Garrett Goebel, St. Louis Rams
OL Mike Farrell, Pittsburgh Steelers
CB Stephon Morris, New England Patriots
OL Matt Stankiewitch, New England Patriots
FB Michael Zordich, Carolina Panthers
CB Josh Johnson, San Diego Chargers
RB Akeem Shavers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
CB Marcus Cromartie, San Diego Chargers
S Shelton Johnson, Oakland Raiders