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24 Conference USA Players Sign UDFA Deals With The NFL

Joining 10 NFL Draft picks, Conference USA has added another 24 players that are headed to NFL camps as undrafted free agents.

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After 10 players from Conference USA were selected in the 2016 NFL Draft, the real fun began. Another 24 student-athletes earned the chance to continue their football career, signing as undrafted free agents. Only UDFAs listed officially by the NFL are part of this list.

Florida Atlantic:

  • Sharrod Neasman, S: A very good player during his time at FAU, Neasman will continue his football career with the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Jenson Stoshak, WR: The Jacksonville, Florida native had a solid career with the Owls and will be headed to the NFC defending champion Carolina Panthers.
  • Brandin Bryant, DT: Following in the footsteps of his father in signing as an UDFA, Bryant is heading west to play for the Seattle Seahawks.

Middle Tennessee:

  • Cavellis Luckett, LB: The only Blue Raider to officially sign as a UDFA, Luckett is headed to Maryland to play for the Baltimore Ravens.


  • Davonte Allen, WR: One of five Marshall players to sign UDFA deals, Allen will head up north the play for the Buffalo Bills.
  • Devon Johnson, RB: The bruising running back is headed to the NFL after signing with the Carolina Panthers
  • Keith Baxter, DB: The only member of the secondary to sign a UDFA deal, Bazter is taking his talents to the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Sebastian Johansson, G: A native of Sweden, Johansson is headed out west to ply his trade for the San Diego Chargers.
  • DeAndre Reaves, WR: Joining Johansson out west, Reaves was also signed as a UDFA by the San Diego Chargers.

Florida International:

  • Jeremiah McKinnon, CB: One of two cornerbacks from FIU to get a UDFA offer, McKinnon is headed to America's Team, the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Richard Leonard, CB: The Miami native was not drafted, but will have a chance to play in the NFL as a part of the Houston Texans.
  • Lars Koht, DL: A physically imposing defensive lineman, Koht is headed to the west coast after signing with the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Denzell Perine, DE: An athletic defensive end out of Mobile, Alabama, Perine is heading to the north after signing with the Minnesota Vikings.

Louisiana Tech:

  • Adairius Barnes, CB: A very talented cornerback, Barnes is hedaing to the NFL North to play for the Detroit Lions.
  • Kentrell Brice, DB: Joining teammate Adarius Barnes in the NFC North, Brice is heading to the Green Bay Packers as a UDFA.


  • Brian Price, DT: A player coveted by many in the UDFA market, Price chose the perennial power Green Bay Packers to start his NFL career.
  • Jason Neill, DE: UTSA's third offensive lineman to get a crack at the NFL level, Neill will join the Dallas Cowboys to fight for a roster spot.

Western Kentucky:

  • Jared Dangerfield, WR: One of the many Hilltoppers offensive threats to enter the NFL, Dangerfield is headed to New Orleans as a member of the Saints.
  • George Fant, TE: A former basketball player, Fant spent the last year playing football. He is now part of the Seattle Seahawks as a UDFA.
  • Antwane Grant, WR: A Delaware native, Grant racked up great stats during his time as WKU. He is heading just north for his NFL career as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Jontavius Morris, DT: The former UAB star transfer to WKU and played well enough to get attention from NFL scouts. He is heading south to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Southern Miss:

  • Rashod Hill, OT: The multi-year starter at tackle is headed down south to play for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Jalen Richard, RB: A stellar senior season put Richard on the map, riding that success to a UDFA contract with the Oakland Raiders.


  • Cedrick Lang, TE: A solid season brought attention from NFL scouts, resulting in Lang signing a UDFA deal with the New York Giants.
  • Roy Robertson-Harris, DE: One of two UTEP players to sign UDFA deals, Robertson-Harris will get a chance to extend his football career with the Chicago Bears.