Thursday, May 9, 2013

ACC releases list of 51 undrafted players getting NFL shots


Greensboro, N.C.—A total of 51 players from Atlantic Coast Conference schools have signed free agent contracts or received invitations to attend free agent camps from teams in the National Football League.
Combined with the 31 ACC players drafted by the NFL, a total of 82 players from ACC schools will head to NFL training camps this year.
When draftees (3) and free agents (10) from Pittsburgh and Syracuse are included, teams which will join the ACC this July 1, the number of players headed to the NFL grows to a total of 95 players.

ACC NFL Free Agent Signees (as of May 9)
Boston College (5)
Nick Clancy                         LB               Atlanta Falcons
Emmett Cleary                  T                  Indianapolis Colts
Jim Noel                               DB              Seattle Seahawks
Chris Pantale                      TE               New York Jets
John Wetzel                       T                  Oakland Raiders

Clemson (6)
Dalton Freeman               C                 New York Jets
Xavier Brewer                   DB              Dallas Cowboys
Spencer Benton               PK               Dallas Cowboys
Tig Willard                           LB               Tennessee Titans
Brandon Ford                    TE               New England Patriots
Jaron Brown                       WR             Arizona Cardinals

Duke (3)
Jackson Anderson           LS                Houston Texans
Tony Foster                        DB              Kansas City Chiefs
Conner Vernon                 WR             Oakland Raiders

Florida State (3)
Anthony McCloud           DT               Minnesota Vikings
Lonnie Pryor                      FB-RB        Jacksonville Jaguars
Rodney Smith                    WR             Minnesota Vikings
   
Georgia Tech (5)
T.J. Barnes                          DT               Jacksonville Jaguars    
Izaan Cross                         DE               Buffalo Bills
Rod Sweeting                    CB               New Orleans Saints
Orwin Smith                       RB               Tampa Bay Buccaneers (invited to free agent camp)
Tyler Morgan                     LS                Carolina Panthers

Maryland (5)
Devonte Campbell          TE               Atlanta Falcons
Darin Drakeford                LB               Kansas City Chiefs
A.J. Francis                          DE-DT        Miami Dolphins
Matt Furstenburg            TE               Baltimore Ravens
Joe Vellano                         DE-DT        New England Patriots

Miami (3)
Dalton Botts                       P                 (Tryouts with Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints)
Ramon Buchanan             LB               Seattle Seahawks
Jeremy Lewis                     OL               Tampa Bay Buccaneers

North Carolina (4)
Casey Barth                        PK               Atlanta Falcons
Jheranie Boyd                   WR             Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Erik Highsmith                   WR             Minnesota Vikings
Kevin Reddick                    LB               New Orleans Saints

NC State (6)
Zach Allen                           G                 Carolina Panthers
Brandan Bishop                S                  Minnesota Vikings
R.J. Mattes                         OL               New England Patriots
Tobais Palmer                    WR             Jacksonville Jaguars
Cameron Wentz               C                 Minnesota Vikings
C.J. Wilson                          CB               Chicago Bears

Pittsburgh (4)
Ray Graham                       RB               Houston Texans
Hubie Graham                   TE               Tamp Bay Buccaneers
Mike Shanahan                 WR             New York Jets
Ryan Turnley                      C                 New York Giants

Syracuse (6)
Lou Alexander                   T                  New Orleans Saints
Zack Chibane                     G                 Buffalo Bills
Dean Goggins                    DE               Atlanta Falcons
Alec Lemon                        WR             Houston Texans
Marcuse Sales                   WR             Atlanta Falcons
Brandon Sharpe          DE           Washington Redskins

Virginia (5)
Paul Freedman                TE               Dallas Cowboys
Steve Greer                       LB               Washington Redskins
Perry Jones                        RB               Baltimore Ravens
Colter Phillips                     TE               Tampa Bay Buccaneers
La’Roy Reynolds               LB               Jacksonville Jaguars

Virginia Tech (5)
Nick Becton                        T                  San Diego Chargers
Marcus Davis                     WR             New York Giants
Antoine Hopkins              DT               Pittsburgh Steelers
Bruce Taylor                       LB               Cincinnati Bengals
Alonzo Tweedy                 LB               New York Giants

Wake Forest (1)
Kenny Okoro                     DB              San Diego Chargers

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