No UCF soccer gamers had been taken on this weekend’s NFL draft, snapping a six-year streak for the varsity.
Although zero Knights heard their names known as for the primary time since 2016, a number of gamers from Gus Malzahn’s program are anticipated to signal as undrafted free brokers with NFL organizations.
Keep up with the most recent under:
OL Ryan Swoboda | Detroit Lions
Vitals: 6-10, 325
Outlook: Considered a precedence free agent getting into the draft, it didn’t take lengthy for Swoboda to signal with a crew. The first Knight to signal as an undrafted free agent on Saturday evening, the prolonged Swoboda heads to Detriot with 39 profession faculty begins below his belt.
OL Sam Jackson | Jacksonville Jaguars
Vitals: 6-6, 325
Outlook: The versatile offensive lineman performed at guard and sort out for UCF which makes him priceless on the subsequent degree. Jackson will get to remain in-state with the Jaguars and signed a deal that included $58,000 assured, in line with NFL reporter Aaron Wilson.
DB Divaad Wilson | Jacksonville Jaguars
Vitals: 6-0, 195
Outlook: Jackson isn’t the one former Knight becoming a member of the Jaguars. Wilson is headed there, too, after beginning 23 video games within the final two years at UCF following a switch from Georgia.
LS Alex Ward | Los Angeles Rams
Vitals: 6-4, 240
Outlook: After serving because the lone lengthy snapper on the NFL Scouting Combine and collaborating within the Senior Bowl, there was an opportunity Ward might need been drafted however that didn’t occur. Nonetheless, Ward heads to a Los Angeles crew that entered the weekend with no lengthy snapper on its roster.
DT Anthony Montalvo | Miami Dolphins
Vitals: 6-3, 290
Outlook: Originally a walk-on participant from Tampa, Montalvo’s effort by no means wavered in faculty. He labored his technique to a scholarship at UCF, a beginning place on protection and now the NFL. Montalvo made 36 profession begins with the Knights.
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