Feb 26, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Washington Huskies running back Chris Polk does running drills during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

2012 Notable Undrafted Free Agent Signings


Every year, there are a number of promising prospects that fall through the cracks during the draft process and become available as an undrafted free agent. Many of these players end up coming into camp and competing for a roster spot. As recently as last season, a guy like Victor Cruz burst onto the scene after being an undrafted free agent in 2010.

Who could be the next breakout star that will make teams regret passing up on them during the draft’s seven rounds? Here are some of the most notable UDFA signings:

  • Chris Polk, RB, Washington — Philadelphia Eagles
  • Vontaze Burfict, LB, Arizona State — Cincinnati Bengals
  • Kellen Moore, QB, Boise State — Detroit Lions
  • Nick Jean-Baptiste, DL, Baylor — Baltimore Ravens
  • Nick Provo, TE, Syracuse — Baltimore Ravens
  • Brandon Lindsey, LB, Pittsburgh — Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Marquis Maze, WR, Alabama — Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Jeff Fuller, WR, Texas A&M — Miami Dolphins
  • Cliff Harris, CB, Oregon — Philadelphia Eagles
  • Phillip Thomas, S, Syracuse — Philadelphia Eagles
  • Janzen Jackson, DB, McNesse State — New York Giants
  • Marcus Hyde, DE, William & Mary — Washington Redskins
  • Leonard Johnson, CB, Iowa State — Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Cody Pearcy, WR, Huntington — Atlanta Falcons
  • Rico Wallace, WR, Shenandoah — Carolina Panthers
  • CJ Gable, RB, USC — New Orleans Saints
  • Blake Gideon, S, Texas — Arizona Cardinals
  • Chris Owusu, WR, Stanford — San Francisco 49ers
  • T-Bob Hebert, C, LSU — St. Louis Rams
  • Rishaw Johnson, OG, California (PA.) — Seattle Seahawks

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