NSU’s Ferguson, McNeese’s Blunt Among 17 Southland Standouts Vying for NFL Jobs

first_img NSU Obinna Iheoma LB Indianapolis (May 3-5 UIW Malik Harris DL Kansas City (May 4-6) Received an Invite to an NFL Rookie Minicamp  NICH Damion Jeanpierre Jr. WR Carolina (May 10-12) MCN BJ Blunt LB Washington (May 3-5) MCN Alex Kjellsten P Chicago (May 3-5) UIW Jamarkese Williams DB Minnesota (May 3-5) MCN David Hamm RB Oakland (May 3-5) UIW Justin Alexandre DE NY Jets (May 10-12) SFA Chris Wilkerson LS San Francisco (May 3-5) NSU Jazz Ferguson WR Seattle (May 3-5) SHSU Derick Roberson DE Tennessee (May 10-12 UCA Eric Jackson DE Oakland (May 3-5) SHSU Davion Davis WR Minnesota (May 3-5) FRISCO, Texas – Seventeen Southland Conference football standouts from this past season begin their quest this weekend to play fulltime in the National Football League. Each NFL team will host a rookie minicamp either this weekend or next.Nine former Southland student-athletes are undrafted free agents who have signed with an NFL team, while eight will participate in minicamp.The list of former student-athletes is headlined by 2018 Associated Press All-Americans Jazz Ferguson from Northwestern State, BJ Blunt from McNeese, and Derick Roberson from Sam Houston State. Ferguson, an underclassman, is the reigning Southland Offensive Player of the year, while Blunt is the league’s Defensive Player of the Year.Undrafted Free Agents Who Have Signed with an NFL Team UIW Silas Stewart LB Baltimore (May 3-5) UCA Jakari Dillard WR LA Chargers (May 10-12) NICH Ronald Ollie DL Oakland (May 3-5) LU Rodney Randle DB/KR LA Chargers (May 10-12)last_img read more