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Undrafted free agent notebook: QB Jackson staying in Buffalo



Former University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson and the Buffalo Bills reached an agreement on an undrafted free agent deal.

“I truly thought he would be drafted,” Bills general manager Brandon Beane told reporters. “He was on our draft board to be drafted. I’m surprised. You saw his name still sitting there late in the seventh, and you start going, ‘Man, if this kid doesn’t get drafted, we’re going to have to go after him.’ And we did.”

Beane said the 6-foot-7, 249-pound Jackson must pass a physical before a contract can be signed. He then will have a chance to compete for a backup spot to Josh Allen with veterans Derek Anderson and Matt Barkley. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the deal includes a $75,000 guarantee.

Jackson left college with one year of eligibility remaining. In three seasons, he completed 55.8 percent of his passes for 6,999 yards, throwing for 49 touchdowns and 24 interceptions.

Other undrafted free agents and their reported destinations:

–C Nate Trewyn (Wisconsin-Whitewater), Buccaneers

–C Tanner Volson (North Dakota State), Chargers

–CB Saivion Smith (Alabama), Jaguars

–CB Chris Westry (Kentucky), Cowboys

–CB Davante Davis (Texas), Seahawks

–CB Kemon Hall (North Texas), Chargers

–CB Jalin Burrell (New Mexico), Chiefs

–CB Alexandery Myers (Houston), Steelers

–CB Bradford Lemmons (Furman), Chargers

–CB Rodney Randley (Lamar), Chargers

–CB Tae Hayes (Appalachian State), Jaguars

–CB Picasso Nelson Jr. (Southern Mississippi), Jaguars

–CB Brandon Watson (Michigan), Jaguars

–CB Marquez Sanford (Murray State), Jaguars

–DE Carl Granderson (Wyoming), Saints

–DE Kyle Phillips (Tennessee), Jets

–DE Malik Carney (North Carolina), Lions

–DE Kahzin Daniels (Charleston), Buccaneers

–DE Jay Hayes (Georgia), Steelers

–DE Chris Peace (Virginia), Chargers

–DE Anree Saint-Amour (Georgia Tech), Vikings

–DE Shane Bowman (Washington), Jaguars

–DT Reggie Howard (Toledo), Chargers

–DT Gerald Willis (Miami), Ravens

–DT Javier Edwards (Colorado), Texans

–DT Chris Nelson (Texas), Steelers

–DT Eurndraus Bryant (North Carolina State), Chargers

–DT Tito Odenigbo (Miami), Vikings

–DT Khairi Clark (Florida), Jaguars

–DT Andrew Williams (Auburn), Jaguars

–DT Roderick Young (North Texas), Jaguars

–K John Baron II (San Diego State), Bears

–K Matthew Wright (UCF), Steelers

–LB Joe Giles-Harris (Duke), Jaguars

–LB Gary Johnson (Texas), Chiefs

–LB Terrill Hanks (New Mexico State), Dolphins

–LB Josiah Tauaefa (Texas-San Antonio), Giants

–LB Terez Hall (Missouri), Patriots

–LB E.J. Ejiya (North Texas), Ravens

–LB Elijah Zeise (Pittsburgh), Chargers

–LB Josh Corcoran (Northern Illinois), Chargers

–LB Connor Strachan (Boston College), Jaguars

–OL Alex Bars (Notre Dame), Bears

–OL John Keenoy (Western Michigan), Vikings

–OL Fred Johnson (Florida), Steelers

–OL Garrett Brumfield (LSU), Steelers

–OL O’Shea Dugas (Louisiana Tech), Bengals

–OL Beau Benzschawel (Wisconsin), Lions

–OL Blake Camper (South Carolina), Chargers

–OL Chris Brown (Southern Cal), Chargers

–OL Tiano Pupungatoa (South Dakota State), Vikings

–OL Donnell Greene (Minnesota), Jaguars

–OL Bunch Stallings (Kentucky), Jaguars

–OT Ryan Pope (San Diego State), Lions

–OT Koda Martin (Syracuse), Chargers

–OT Tyree St. Louis (Miami), Patriots

–P Ian Berryman (Western Carolina), Steelers

–P Tyler Newsome (Notre Dame), Chargers

–QB Nick Fitzgerald (Mississippi State), Buccaneers

–QB Kyle Shurmur (Vanderbilt), Chiefs

–QB Jake Browning (Washington), Vikings

–QB Brett Rypien (Boise State), Broncos

–QB John Lovett (Princeton), Chiefs

–QB Sean McGuire (Western Illinois), Vikings

–RB Elijah Holyfield (Georgia), Panthers

–RB Alex Barnes (Kansas State), Titans

–RB Travon McMillian (Colorado), Steelers

–RB Devine Ozigbo (Nebraska), Saints

–RB Jeremy Cox (Old Dominion), Chargers

–RB Khari Blasingame (Vanderbilt), Vikings

–S Micah Abernathy (Tennessee), Vikings

–S Dravon Askew-Henry (West Virginia), Steelers

–S Andrew Wingard (Wyoming), Jaguars

–S Zedrick Woods (Mississippi), Jaguars

–S Roderic Teamer (Tulane), Chargers

–S Mar’Sean Diggs (Alabama-Birmingham), Vikings

–TE Matt Sokol (Michigan State), Chargers

–TE Daniel Helm (Duke), Chargers

–TE Tyree Mayfield (Wyoming), 49ers

–TE Brandon Dillon (Marian), Vikings

–TE/LS Trevor Wood (Texas A&M), Steelers

–TE Carson Meier (Oklahoma), Jaguars

–WR Emanuel Hall (Missouri), Bears

–WR Jason Moore (Findlay), Chargers

–WR DeMarkus Lodge (Ole Miss), Buccaneers

–WR Jazz Ferguson (Northwestern State), Seahawks

–WR Cody Thompson (Toledo), Chiefs

–WR Jaylen Smith (Louisville), Ravens

–WR Olamide Zaccheaus (Virginia), Falcons

–WR Malik Taylor (Ferris State), Buccaneers

–WR Trevion Thompson (Clemson), Chargers

–WR Preston Williams (Colorado State), Dolphins

–WR Deonte Harris (Assumption), Saints

–WR Davion Davis (Sam Houston State), Vikings

–WR Kyle Buss (Connecticut), Vikings

–WR Alexander Hollins (Eastern Illinois), Vikings

–WR Tyre Brady (Marshall), Jaguars

–WR Raphael Leonard (Southern Illinois), Jaguars

–WR Dredrick Snelson (UCF), Jaguars

–WR Michael Walker (Boston College), Jaguars

–WR Papi White (Ohio), Jaguars

–Field Level Media


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