Cardinals sign 24 undrafted rookie free agents after 2018 NFL Draft
Apr 30, 2018, 1:35 PM | Updated: 1:44 pm
(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