Redskins sign 5 undrafted free agents

Redskins sign 5 undrafted free agents
May 1, 2013, 6:00 pm
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The Redskins have signed five free undrafted free agents, according to Wednesday’s NFL transactions list. They are expected to join the team’s seven draft picks – as well as other invitees and eligible participants – for rookie minicamp, which begins Friday in Ashburn.

NameMarvin Burdette

PositionLinebacker

SchoolAlabama-Birmingham

The skinny: The 5 foot 11, 230-pounder was the NCAA’s leader in tackles per game last season (13.08). Recorded 157 combined tackles, including 13 for loss, two sacks and forced two fumbles for the Blazers.

NameChip Reeves

PositionWide receiver

SchoolTroy

The skinny: The 5 foot 10, 176-pounder made 65 receptions for 1,050 yards and six touchdowns for the Trojans as a senior. Runs the 40-yard dash in the 4.4 second range. Can also return kicks.

NameTevita Stevens

PositionUtah

SchoolCenter

The skinny: A four-year starter for the Utes, the 6 foot 3, 300-pounder began his career as a right guard but played center as a junior and senior. Was an honorable mention All-Pac 12 last season.

 

NameJason Thompson

PositionWide receiver

SchoolNew Haven

The skinny: The 6 foot 3, 185-pounder caught a total of 77 passes for 1,927 yards and 30 touchdowns during his final two seasons with the Chargers. Has been clocked at 4.47 seconds in the 40.

 

NameNick Williams

PositionWide receiver

SchoolUConn

The skinny: A return specialist, Williams took back 79 kickoffs for a total of 2,054 yards (25.9 per average) and two touchdowns during his career with the Huskies. The 5 foot 10, 184 pounder also returned 55 punts for 470 yards (9.0 average) and two scores.