Arizona Cardinals 2022 undrafted free agent tracker
The 2022 NFL Draft is officially in the books.
And following the conclusion of Day 3’s activities on Saturday in Las Vegas, the swarm of undrafted free agent signings began to trickle in.
The Arizona Cardinals have already added a few names to their roster who weren’t taken with one of their eight selections over the three-day draft.
Here is a running list of UDFAs who have signed or reportedly signed with the Cardinals:
LB Chandler Wooten, Auburn
After opting out of the 2020 season, the 6-foot-3, 232-pound Wooten had the best season of his collegiate career last year.
In 13 games played for the Tigers, the linebacker accumulated 95 total tackles (55 solo), 5.0 tackles for loss, one interception, two QB hits and three passes defensed.
WR Changa Hodge, Virginia Tech
Hodge suffered an ACL injury during spring ball last year and was only able to appear in five games for Virginia Tech last season.
Hodge’s best collegiate year came in 2019 when he was still at Villanova, as he registered 1,118 yards and 13 touchdowns on 65 receptions.
The Cardinals also selected his former Virginia Tech teammate in offensive lineman Lecitus Smith with the No. 215 overall pick (sixth round).
RB Ronnie Rivers, Fresno State
Rivers played five seasons at Fresno State before signing with Arizona.
He amassed 3,147 yards, 40 rushing touchdowns and 11 receiving touchdowns throughout his college career.
WR Jontre Kirklin, LSU
Kirklin played five seasons at LSU and won a National Championship.
He started his first two seasons at cornerback but transitioned to wide receiver over his last three years.
Kirklin finshed with 313 yards and three touchdowns in his collegiate career.
WR JaVonta Payton, Tennessee
Payton played two seasons at Mississippi State before finishing his third year at Tennessee.
He finished his career with 785 yards and seven touchdowns. Payton scored six in his last year at Tennessee.
WR Stephon Robinson Jr., Northwestern
Robinson finished with 625 yards and two touchdowns in the Big 10.
He played at Kansas before transferring to Northwestern for his final season.
DT Will Miles, Central Methodist
Miles recorded 38 tackles, a team-high 15.5 tackles for loss and three sacks in his senior season in 2019.
He spent two years at Arizona Western College and played basketball in college as well as football.
DT LaRon Stokes, Oklahoma
The 6-foot-4, 275 defensive lineman played for three seasons at Oklahoma.
He totaled 33 tackles and 8.5 for loss. He did not play with quarterback Kyler Murray in college.
DB Darrell Baker Jr., Georgia Southern
Baker totaled 111 tackles, 4.5 for loss, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and 18 pass break ups in his career.
He was named to the All-Sun Belt Conference team.
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DB Kekaula Kaniho, Boise State
Kaniho played five seasons at Boise State and recorded 207 tackles, 24.5 for a loss and six interceptions.
He had six sacks over his career.
WR Chris Pierce, Vanderbilt
Pierce announced on Twitter that he is joining the Cardinals as an UDFA.
The former Commodore is a big target at 6-foot-4, 235 pounds. He was a fifth-year senior in 2021 and he led the team in receptions with 57.
Pierce had a big finish to the year with 20 grabs for 227 yards over his final three games.
The Virginia native was a three-star recruit out of high school.
DT Manny Jones, Colorado State
Jones played at Colorado State from 2017-21, appearing in 49 career games and picking up 181 tackles (85 solo), 33 tackles for loss, 13.5 sacks, one interception, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in that time.
He is coming off a senior campaign in which he started all 12 games and compiled 45 tackles (15 solo), 2.5 sacks, six tackles for loss and one fumble recovery.
Jones also received All-Mountain West Honorable Mention honors in 2019 and 2020.
Guard/Center Cole Bentley, Louisville
Bentley played three seasons on the offensive line at Louisville after missing the 2019 season.
DT Keonte Schad, Oregon State (Invited to mini camp)
Schad totaled 75 tackles over three seasons in college with Minnesota and Oregon State.
He set career highs in tackles (46), solo tackles (15), assisted tackles (31), sacks (2.5), fumble recoveries (1) and passes defended (2) in 2021 with the Beavers.
S Alonzo Addae, West Virginia (Invited to mini camp)
Addae played four seasons with the Mountaineers and started for two.
In the two seasons, he recorded 139 tackles, one sack, a forced fumble and two interceptions.
He was named as an honorable mention to the Coaches All-Big 12 team.
The safety was drafted No. 13 overall in the 2021 Canadian Football League Draft by the Ottawa Redbirds.
TE Matthew Kempton, Northern Arizona (Invited to mini camp)
Kempton is a Valley product who played four seasons at NAU.
He totaled 501 yards and two touchdowns.
LB Anthony Pandy, Arizona (Invited to mini camp)
Pandy played linebacker for the Arizona Wildcats in Tucson from 2017-21.
In 51 career collegiate appearances, Pandy compiled 212 tackles (130 solo), 4.0 sacks, four interceptions, two forced fumbles and seven passes defensed.
Last season saw Pandy receive an All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention selection after leading the team with a career-high 82 tackles, which also finished as the eighth-most in the conference.
He also added one tackle for loss, one interception, one forced fumble and one quarterback hurry in 2021.