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Saints Secure UDFAs After Draft Saturday

The following is a list of the undrafted free agents set to sign with the New Orleans at the conclusion of the NFL Draft on Saturday night, according to sources.

Saints coaches, personnel executives and scouts were on the phone a few hours before the draft came to a close, working to secure a solid group of fifteen players inked to contracts.

Perhaps the most recognizable name to local football fans, safety Jerico Nelson out of Arkansas, prepped locally at Destrehan High School and helped lead the Wildcats to a 5A state championship.

The others include:

Laron Scott, CB, Georgia Southern
Braylon Broughton, OLB, TCU
Johnny Thomas, S, Ok State
Travaris Cadet, WR, Appalachian State
Adarius Simmons, OT, ASU
Jerico Nelson, S, Arkansas
Jose Gumbs, S, Monmouth
Tyrunn Walker, DL, Tulsa
Kadarron Anderson, ILB, Furman
Brian Folkerts, OL, Washburn
Jacob Byrne, TE, Wisconsin
DeOn’Tae Pannell, OL, Penn State
A.J. Davis, CB, Jacksonville St
Stephen Johnson, LB, Temple
Aaron Tevis, LB, Boise State
Chris Givins, WR, Miami (OH)
Kevin Hardy, WR, Citadel
Justin Aldredge, FB, Northwestern State

The following is a list of more undrafted free agents with local connections:

Jarrett Lee, QB, LSU - San Diego Chargers
WIll Blackwell, OG, LSU - Carolina Panthers
T-Bob Hebert, OC, LSU - St. Louis Rams
DeAngelo Peterson, TE - St. Louis Rams
Mario Louis, WR, Grambling - Houston Texans
Damaris Johnson, WR, Tulsa - Philadelphia Eagles (Destrehan High School)
Jerico Nelson, S, Arkansas - New Orleans Saints (Destrehan High School)
Janzen Jackson, S, McNeese State - New York Giants (Carencro / Barbe High Schools)
Matt Broha, DE, Louisiana Tech - New York Giants (Catholic-Baton Rouge)
Dezman Moses, DE, Tulane - Green Bay Packers
Lenny Creer, RB, Louisiana Tech - Washington Redskins
Bobby Felder, CB, Nicholls State - Minnesota Vikings
Jared Green, WR, Southern - Carolina Panthers
Rishaw Johnson, OG, California (Pa) - Seattle Seahawks (St, Augustine/Southern Lab/Hammond High)

Ronald Leary, OG, Memphis - Dallas Cowboys (Southern Lab)
Adrien Cole, LB, Louisiana Tech - Chicago Bears
London Durham, CB, McNeese State - Seattle Seahawks
Jordan Jefferson, QB, LSU - Tampa Bay Bucs for Tryout (Destrehan HS)
James Stampley, FB, LSU - Seattle Seahawks (Baker HS)

 

 

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