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NFL teams add Bulldog free agents

Rodrigo Blankenship
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ATHENS, Ga. – A number of former Georgia football players have been added as free agents to a variety of NFL teams over the weekend.

Graduate transfer tight end Eli Wolf (Minster, Ohio) has signed with the Baltimore Ravens, graduate transfer WR Lawrence Cager (Baltimore, Md.) has signed with the New York Jets, senior S J.R. Reed (Frisco, Texas) has signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars, senior DB Tyrique McGhee (Byron, Ga.) has signed with the L.A. Rams, senior RB Brian Herrien (Douglasville, Ga.) has signed with Cleveland Browns, senior PK Rodrigo Blankenship (Marietta, Ga.) has signed with the Indianapolis Colts, senior DL Tyler Clark (Americus, Ga.) has signed with the Cincinnati Bengals and senior WR Tyler Simmons (Powder Springs, Ga.) has signed with the Houston Texans, according to NFL.com’s undrafted free agents tracker.

The 2020 NFL Draft was held last Thursday through Saturday. Seven Bulldogs were selected during the seven rounds, including junior OT Andrew Thomas (Lithonia, Ga.) with the fourth overall pick by the New York Giants. In fact, a pair of Bulldog linemen was first round picks with redshirt sophomore Isaiah Wilson (Brooklyn, N.Y.) going to the Tennessee Titans on the 29th selection.

Other Georgia players drafted included: junior RB D’Andre Swift (Philadelphia, Pa.) – second round, 35th pick, Detroit Lions; junior OG Solomon Kindley (Jacksonville, Fla.) – fourth round, 111th pick, Miami Dolphins; junior QB Jake Fromm (Warner Robins, Ga.) – fifth round, 167th pick, Buffalo Bills; senior TE Charlie Woerner (Tiger, Ga.) – sixth round, 190th pick, San Francisco 49ers; and senior ILB Tae Crowder (Pine Mountain, Ga.) – seventh round, *255th pick, New York Giants.

*final pick of the draft, traditionally called “Mr. Irrelevant”

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