The NFL Draft is over, but that doesn’t mean teams are through adding rookies. Many prospects like Winston-Salem State’s Carlos Fields and Jackson State’s Qua Cox ended up with NFL teams via the Underground Railroad aka undrafted free agency.
Despite their talent level, it seems as though UDFA is pretty much the only way most HBCU players will ever wind up in the NFL. We talked to Fields about the process. Listen to what he had to say in the podcast above.
Check out the list of undrafted free agents from HBCUs. This list will be updated.
OL Kadeem Williams, Albany State
RB Isaiah Crowell, Alabama State
Green Bay Packers
LB Joe Thomas, SC State
DT Leon Minto, Johnson C. Smith
DB Nick Addison, Bethune-Cookman (Tryout)
CB Qua Cox, Jackson State
WR Greg Moore, Lane College
Kansas City Chiefs
DB David Van Dyke, Tennessee State
LB Brandon Denmark, Florida A&M
New England Patriots
WR Tyler McDonald, SC State (Tryout)
DL Donnie Owens, Winston-Salem State (Tryout)
WR Jermaine Jones, St. Augustine
LB Carlos Fields, Winston-Salem State
OL Karim Barton, Morgan State
DE Frank Mays, Florida A&M
Tampa Bay Bucs
CB Keith Lewis, Virginia-Lynchburg
DB Justin Blake, Hampton
WR Lee Doss, Southern
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