Many undrafted FCS players getting NFL shot
(STATS) -- The bargain shopping began immediately after the NFL Draft ended Saturday evening as teams came to terms with the many undrafted free agents who will try to fight their way on to a roster.
Going undrafted can be an advantage for a player who has multiple free agent offers and can pick a team that offers a favorable situation for him.
Following are many of the FCS players who according to announcements and reports have signed, agreed to terms or accepted a tryout with NFL teams. The list will continue to grow as teams head toward rookie minicamps in May.
Arizona Cardinals: Dontez Byrd, WR, Tennessee Tech; Dylan Cline, OL, Jacksonville State; Chad Kanoff, QB, Princeton; Mike Needham, OLB, Southern Utah; Austin Olsen, OT, Southern Illinois; Matt Oplinger, OLB, Yale; Andrew Vollert, TE, Weber State; Malcolm Washington, CB, Northern Iowa
Atlanta Falcons: Richard "Dewey" Jarvis, OLB, Brown; Damoun Patterson, WR, Youngstown State
Baltimore Ravens: Jaelon Acklin, WR, Western Illinois; Chris Board, LB, North Dakota State; Jordan Brown, CB, James Madison; Randin Crecelius, OL, Portland State; Alex Thompson, C, Monmouth; De'Lance Turner, RB, Alcorn State
Green Bay Packers: Tim Boyle, QB, Eastern Kentucky; Raven Greene, FS, James Madison; Alex Light, OL, Richmond; Caleb Melton, DT, Cal Poly; Kevin Radar, TE, Youngstown State; Chris Seisay, CB, Portland State
Houston Texans: Anthony Coyle, OL, Fordham
Indianapolis Colts: Mike Basile, FS, Monmouth; Chris Cooper, SS, Stony Brook; Zach Duffy, OL, Lehigh; George Odum, SS, Central Arkansas; Kellen Soulek, DT, South Dakota State; Justin Spencer, OT, Youngstown State; Keith Wrzuszczak, P, Eastern Kentucky
Jacksonville Jaguars: Darius Jackson, OLB, Jacksonville State
Kansas City Chiefs: Tevin Lawson, DE, Nicholls; Elijah Marks, WR, Northern Arizona; Jimmy Murray, OL, Holy Cross; Ebenezer "Ebo" Ogundeko, DE, Tennessee Titans; Devondre Seymour, OT, Southern Illinois; D'Montre Wade, CB, Murray State
Miami Dolphins: Connor Hilland, OL, William & Mary
New Orleans Saints: A.J. Hantak, LS, Eastern Illinois
Oakland Raiders: Terrell Bonds, CB, Tennessee State; Jesse Hoskett, QB, Southeast Missouri State
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Joe Zema, P, Incarnate Word
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