ARIZONA CARDINALS

Cardinals sign 24 undrafted rookie free agents after 2018 NFL Draft

Apr 30, 2018, 1:35 PM | Updated: 1:44 pm
Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill, right, talks with general manager Steve Keim during pr...
Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill, right, talks with general manager Steve Keim during practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The Arizona Cardinals signed 24 undrafted rookie free agents on Monday after making six selections in the 2018 NFL Draft from Thursday through Saturday.

By position, the group of 24 players includes four linebackers, four wide receivers, three cornerbacks, three offensive linemen, three safeties, two tight ends, two defensive linemen, one kicker, one quarterback and one fullback.

Notably, Princeton quarterback Chad Kanoff joins a position group that also includes Sam Bradford, Mike Glennon, Josh Rosen, Alek Torgersen and Brandon Doughty.

Arizona’s front office mined schools not known for their football teams. Along with Kanoff, the Cardinals signed players from Yale (LB Matthew Oplinger), Sioux Falls (LB Dennis Gardeck), Southern Nazarene (OL Will House), Southern Utah (LB Mike Needham), Hampton (DT Owen Obasuyi), Missouri Western (S Jonathan Owens), Ferris State (CB Tavierre Thomas), Arkansas-Monticello (WR Jalen Tolliver) and Weber State (TE Andrew Vollert).

Here’s the entire list of undrafted rookie free agents general manager Steve Keim signed on Monday.

West Virginia CB ELIJAH BATTLE

Connecticut TE ALEC BLOOM

Sioux Falls LB DENNIS GARDECK

San Jose State LB FRANK GINDA

Southern Nazarene OL WILL HOUSE

Appalachian State S A.J. HOWARD

Wisconsin DE ALEC JAMES

Princeton QB CHAD KANOFF

Kansas State K MATT MCCRANE

Southern Utah LB MIKE NEEDHAM

South Florida CB DEATRICK NICHOLS

Hampton DT OWEN OBASUYI

Southern Illinois OL AUSTIN OLSEN

Yale LB MATTHEW OPLINGER

Missouri Western S JONATHAN OWENS

Wisconsin FB AUSTIN RAMESH

Vanderbilt WR TRENT SHERFIELD

Ferris State CB TAVIERRE THOMAS

Arkansas-Monticello WR JALEN TOLLIVER

BYU WR JONAH TRINNAMAN

Washington S ZEKE TURNER

Weber State TE ANDREW VOLLERT

Toledo OL BRANT WEISS

Central Michigan WR COREY WILLIS

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