PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to terms with 10 undrafted free agents after Saturday night's NFL draft. Here's a closer look at those players, with a special nod to a warm-hearted Duke tight end.
David Reeves, TE, Duke: Reeves has ideal size at 6-foot-5 and 255 pounds but wasn't much of a pass-catching threat in college, recording 13 catches for 103 yards in 2015. The best play he ever made, though -- making a lymphocytic cancer patient's prom night dream come true. According to WRAL The Fan (N.C.), Jasmine Bagley recently needed a date to prom and Reeves, a two-time academic All-ACC player, stepped up through Meg's Smile Foundation. "This girl had been stood up already for prom and now someone has backed out at the last minute," Reeves told WRAL. "Nothing but good can come out of me doing this."
Jay Rome, TE, Georgia: The Steelers like gamers, and Rome has big-game experience playing in the Southeastern Conference. With 38 catches in four years, though, Rome will most likely be an inline blocking prospect for Pittsburgh.
Quinton Schooley, OL, N.C. State: A multi-year starter in the ACC will add to the Steelers' offseason depth up front. He's the only undrafted free-agent offensive lineman of the bunch, and he has experience at center.
Canaan Severin, WR, Virginia: Severin broke out for Virginia with 54 catches for 759 yards and eight touchdowns in his senior season. Severin played with several quarterbacks at Virginia, an unstable situation to say the least, so catching a few passes from Ben Roethlisberger and Landry Jones will show what he can really do.
Devaunte Sigler, DL, Jacksonville State: Sigler reportedly worked as a brick mason in 2013 after being dismissed from Auburn for violating team rules. He resurfaced at Jacksonville State, earning FCS All-America honors after 36 tackles, 3.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in 2014. He was injury-plagued last year but still productive.
Johnny Maxey, DL, Mars Hill: The 6-foot-5, 305-pound tackle recorded 60 tackles and 5.5 sacks for Mars Hill last season. Maxey is from Columbia, S.C.
Tyriq McCord, LB, Miami: The multi-year starter opted to stay in school in 2015 and recorded more than 30 tackles and 3.5 sacks in his final season for the Hurricanes. He showed playmaking flashes early in his career as a catalyst for Miami's big 2013 win over Florida in Sun Life Stadium.
Will Monday, P, Duke: Competition for Jordan Berry at punter? Well, the Steelers will need to see what Monday can do this offseason, but Monday has been a steady All-ACC contributor at Duke, leading the league in gross punting average (42.7 yards per kick) as a true freshman. He has three punts of 70-plus yards, and none blocked.
Giorgio Newberry, DL, Florida State: He struggled to consistently crack FSU's vaunted defensive lineup for much of his career but found a surge last season with 21 tackles. The Steelers could evaluate Newberry as a subpackage interior rusher.
Christian Powell, RB, Colorado: The Steelers looked to add a running back in the draft but weren't able to. So in comes Powell, a big back at 6-foot-0 and 235 pounds who finished with 339 yards and four touchdowns last year.