Early look at Big Ten's free-agent signings


Only 22 Big Ten players heard their names called during the 2013 NFL draft, the league's lowest total in nearly two decades (it had 21 draftees in 1994).

But as soon as the draft ended Saturday, the free-agent signings began. And there were plenty around the Big Ten from all 12 squads.

Here's our first look list of free-agent signings or team tryouts from the conference. As a reminder, this is not a final list, and we'll have updates later on either here on the blog or on Twitter.

Here we go ...


C Graham Pocic, Houston Texans

DE Justin Staples, Cleveland Browns

DE Glenn Foster, New Orleans Saints


C Will Matte, Kansas City Chiefs (tryout)

DE Larry Black Jr., Cincinnati Bengals

DT Adam Replogle, Atlanta Falcons


WR Keenan Davis, Cleveland Browns

OL Matt Tobin, Philadelphia Eagles

QB James Vandenberg, Minnesota Vikings


WR Roy Roundtree, Cincinnati Bengals

S Jordan Kovacs, Miami Dolphins

LB Kenny Demens, Arizona Cardinals

DE Craig Roh, Carolina Panthers

OL Elliott Mealer, New Orleans Saints

OL Patrick Omameh, San Francisco 49ers

OL Ricky Barnum, Washington Redskins

LB Brandin Hawthorne, St. Louis Rams

(WR Darryl Stonum, dismissed before the 2012 season, signed with the Kansas City Chiefs)


CB Johnny Adams, Houston Texans

DT Anthony Rashad White, Pittsburgh Steelers

OL Chris McDonald, New England Patriots


CB Troy Stoudermire, Cincinnati Bengals

TE MarQueis Gray, San Francisco 49ers

CB Michael Carter, Minnesota Vikings


DE Eric Martin, New Orleans Saints

LB Will Compton, Washington Redskins

TE Ben Cotton, San Diego Chargers

TE/FB Kyler Reed, Jacksonville Jaguars

K Brett Maher, New York Jets

DE Cameron Meredith, Oakland Raiders


OL Patrick Ward, Miami Dolphins

DL Brian Arnfelt, Pittsburgh Steelers

LB David Nwabuisi, Carolina Panthers (tryout)

WR Demetrius Fields, Chicago Bears (tryout)


CB Travis Howard, Houston Texans

S Orhian Johnson, Houston Texans

FB Zach Boren, Houston Texans

TE Jake Stoneburner, Green Bay Packers

DE Nathan Williams, Minnesota Vikings

DL Garrett Goebel, St. Louis Rams

LB Etienne Sabino, New York Giants


OL Mike Farrell, Pittsburgh Steelers

CB Stephon Morris, New England Patriots

OL Matt Stankiewitch, New England Patriots

FB Michael Zordich, Carolina Panthers


CB Josh Johnson, San Diego Chargers

QB Robert Marve, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

RB Akeem Shavers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers


CB Marcus Cromartie, San Diego Chargers

CB Devin Smith, Dallas Cowboys

S Shelton Johnson, Oakland Raiders