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Top undrafted free agents following the 2016 NFL Draft

CHICAGO -- There were 253 players selected in the 2016 NFL Draft who now have a place to call home. But for those who didn't hear their name called over the three days, it doesn't mean hope of making an NFL roster is lost. In fact, in 2015, more than 50 undrafted free agents were on opening-day rosters. For this year's crop, they are now free to sign with any team that wants them.

Here is my position-by-position list of the best priority free agents available following the 2016 draft (by rank). We'll keep it updated as the undrafted players sign with teams.


» Vernon Adams, Oregon (UPDATE: Per Rand Getlin, Adams will be in Renton for a rookie minicamp tryout with Seahawks)
» Josh Woodrum, Liberty (UPDATE: Woodrum has signed with the Giants)
» Trevone Boykin, TCU (UPDATE: Boykin announced on Twitter he is signing with Seahawks)
» Jacob Coker, Alabama (UPDATE: Coker will sign with Cardinals)
» Everett Golson, Florida State
» Joel Stave, Wisconsin (UPDATE: Stave signs with Vikings)
» Matt Johnson, Bowling Green (UPDATE: Johnson has been invited for a tryout with the Bengals)
» Vad Lee, James Madison
» Mike Bercovici, Arizona State (UPDATE: Bercovici will sign with Chargers.)
» Blake Frohnapfel, Massachusetts (UPDATE: Frohnapfel has been invited by the Bengals for a tryout)
» Travis Wilson, Utah
» Max Wittek, Hawaii (UPDATE: Wittek has reached agreement on a free-agent contract with the Jaguars)
» Jason Vander Laan, Ferris State (UPDATE: Vander Laan has signed with the Bills)
» Jacob Huesman, Tennessee-Chattanooga (UPDATE: Huesman has been invited for a tryout with the Steelers)
» Liam Nadler, Gannon University
» Raymond Cotton, Mississippi College
» John Robertson, Villanova
» Chuckie Keeton, Utah State
» Kyle Washington, Angelo State
» Tre Roberson, Illinois State
» John Gibbs, Jr., Alcorn State
» Ammon Olsen, Southern Utah
» Phillip Ely, Toledo
» Zack Oliver, Northwestern
» Moses Skillon, Morgan State
» Tanner McEvoy, Wisconsin
» Stephen Rivers, Northwestern (La.) State

Running backs

» Josh Ferguson, Illinois (UPDATE: Will sign with Colts)
» Brandon Wilds, South Carolina
» Brandon Ross, Maryland (UPDATE: Will sign with Vikings)
» Marshaun Coprich, Illinois State
» Devon Johnson, Marshall (UPDATE: Will sign with the Panthers)
» Glenn Gronkowski, Kansas State (UPDATE: Gronkowksi is signing with the Bills)
» Tra Carson, Texas A&M (UPDATE: Will sign with Bengals)
» Aaron Green, TCU (UPDATE: Will sign with Packers)
» Peyton Barber, Auburn (UPDATE: Will sign with Buccaneers)
» Jhurell Pressley, New Mexico (UPDATE: Will sign with Vikings)
» Tre Madden, USC (UPDATE: Madden will sign with Seahawks, per his agent)
» Storm Woods, Oregon State
» Russell Hansbrough, Missouri, (UPDATE: Will sign with Buccaneers)
» Jaylen Walton, Ole Miss
» Jordan Canzeri, Iowa
» Monteze Waller, Fresno State
» Travis Greene, Bowling Green
» Kenneth Farrow, Houston (UPDATE:Farrow will sign with Chargers)
» Shad Thornton, N.C. State
» Soma Vainuku, USC (UPDATE: Will sign with Texans)
» Shock Linwood, Baylor
» Johnathan Gray, Texas
» Paul James, Rutgers (UPDATE: Will sign with Browns)
» Rodrick Williams, Jr., Minnesota
» Cedric O'Neal, Valdosta State
» Byron Marshall, Oregon (UPDATE: Will sign with Eagles)
» Anthony Jordan, Bethune-Cookman
» Chris Hairston, East Carolina (UPDATE: Will sign with Chiefs)

Wide receivers

» Paul McRoberts, SE Missouri State (UPDATE: Will sign with Rams)
» Jalin Marshall, Ohio State (UPDATE: Will sign with Jets)
» Bralon Addison, Oregon
» Roger Lewis, Bowling Green (UPDATE: Will sign with Giants)
» Duke Williams, Auburn
» Cayleb Jones, Arizona
» Tevaun Smith, Iowa (UPDATE: Will sign with Colts)
» Jay Lee, Baylor (UPDATE: Will sign with Lions)
» Geronimo Allison, Illinois (UPDATE: Will sign with Packers)
» Alex Erickson, Wisconsin (UPDATE: Will sign with Bengals)
» Marcus Johnson, Texas (UPDATE: Will sign with Eagles)
» Mekale McKay, Cincinnati (UPDATE: Will sign with Colts)
» Hunter Sharp, Utah State (UPDATE: Will sign with Eagles)
» Devonte Robinson, Utah State (UPDATE: Will sign with Packers)
» Keyarris Garett, Tulsa (UPDATE: Will sign with Panthers)
» Chris Brown, Notre Dame
» Jamaal Jones, Montana (UPDATE: Jones will sign with Chargers)
» D.J. Foster, Arizona State (UPDATE: Will sign with Patriots)
» Jordan Williams-Lambert, Ball State
» Darrin Peterson, Liberty (UPDATE: Will sign with Bears)
» Marquez North, Tennessee (UPDATE: Will sign with Rams)
» Alonzo Russell, Toledo (UPDATE: Will sign with Bengals)
» Johnny Holton, Cincinnati (UPDATE: Will sign with Raiders)
» Mitch Mathews, BYU (UPDATE: Will sign with Chiefs)
» Andy Jones, Jacksonville (UPDATE: Will sign with Cowboys)
» Jamal Robinson, Louisiana-Lafayette (UPDATE: Will sign with Jaguars)
» Paul Turner, Louisiana Tech
» Gary Chambers, Arizona State (UPDATE: Will sign with Bills)
» Madison Mangum, Idaho State
» Dom Williams, Washington State (UPDATE: Williams will sign with Chargers)
» Jaydon Mickens, Washington
» Kenneth Scott, Utah
» Marvin Shinn, South Alabama
» Danny Anthrop, Purdue (UPDATE: Will sign with Colts)
» Quinshad Davis, North Carolina
» Max McCaffrey, Duke (UPDATE: McCaffery will sign with Raiders)
» De'Runnya Wilson, Mississippi State (UPDATE: Will sign with Patriots)

Tight ends

» Devon Cajuste, Stanford (UPDATE: Cajuste will sign with 49ers)
» Ben Braunecker, Harvard (UPDATE: Will sign with Bears)
» Bryce Williams, East Carolina
» Ryan Malleck, Virginia Tech (UPDATE: Will sign with Giants)
» Darion Griswold, Arkansas State
» Jake McGee, Florida (UPDATE: Will sign with Panthers)
» Gabe Hughes, Florida Tech (UPDATE: Will sign with Dolphins)
» Stephen Anderson, California (UPDATE: Will sign with Texans)
» Kyle Carter, Penn State (UPDATE: Will sign with Vikings)
» J.P. Holtz, Pittsburgh (UPDATE: Will sign with Browns)
» Austin Traylor, Wisconsin (UPDATE: Will sign with Cowboys)
» Joshua Perkins, Washington
» Henry Krieger Coble, Iowa
» Kivon Cartwright, Colorado State (UPDATE: Will sign with Buccaneers)
» Braxton Deaver, Duke
» David Grinnage, N.C. State
» Braedon Bowman, South Alabama
» Caleb Smith, Oregon State
» Matt Weiser, Buffalo
» Jake Duzey, Iowa
» Ty Flournoy-Smith, Alabama
» Jay Rome, Georgia
» Kevin Francis, North Carolina A&T
» David Reeves, Duke (UPDATE: Reeves will sign with Steelers)
» Rob Burns, Virginia
» Steven Scheu, Vanderbilt  (UPDATE: Will sign with Patriots)
» Daree' Goodwin, West Liberty
» Cedrick Lang, UTEP (UPDATE: Will sign with Giants)

Offensive linemen

» Avery Young, Auburn (UPDATE: Will sign with Saints)
» Jack Allen, Michigan State (UPDATE: Will sign with Saints)
» Dominique Robertson, West Georgia (UPDATE: Will sign with Buccaneers)
» Denver Kirkland, Arkansas (UPDATE: Kirkland will sign with Raiders)
» Stephane Nembot, Colorado (UPDATE: Will sign with Ravens)
» Marcus Henry, Boise State (UPDATE: Will sign with Saints)
» Tyler Johnstone, Oregon (UPDATE: Johnstone will sign with Chargers)
» Darrell Greene, San Diego State
» Alex Redmond, UCLA
» Darius Johnson, Middle Tennessee State
» Nick Richter, Richmond (UPDATE: Will sign with Titans)
» Taylor Fallin, Memphis (UPDATE: Will sign with Buccaneers)
» Matt Skura, Duke (UPDATE: Will sign with Ravens)
» Jake Brendel, UCLA (UPDATE: Will sign with Cowboys)
» Tyler Marz, Wisconsin (UPDATE: Will sign with Titans)
» Isiah Cage, Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UPDATE: Will sign with Colts)
» Clay DeBord, Eastern Washington (UPDATE: Will sign with Cardinals)
» Pearce Slater, San Diego State (UPDATE: Will sign with Jaguars)
» Zach Sterup, Nebraska
» Davante Harris, Appalachian State
» Lars Hanson, Cal State Sacramento (UPDATE: Will sign with Broncos)
» John Kling, Buffalo (UPDATE: Will sign with Bears)
» Adrian Bellard, Texas State (UPDATE: Will sign with Bears)
» Dan Buchholz, Duquesne (UPDATE: Will sign with Bears)
» David Hedelin, Purdue (UPDATE: Will sign with Cowboys)
» Ryker Mathews, BYU (UPDATE: Will sign with Saints)
» Aaron Epps, Louisville
» Blake Muir, Baylor
» Mike Matthews, Texas A&M
» Joseph Cheek, Texas A&M (UPDATE: Will sign with Saints)
» Kyle Friend, Temple (UPDATE: Will sign with Jets)
» Trip Thurman, Florida

Defensive ends

» Ron Thompson, Syracuse (UPDATE: Will sign with Colts)
» Jason Fanaika, Utah (UPDATE: Fanaika will sign with 49ers)
» James Cowser, Southern Utah (UPDATE: Will sign with Raiders)
» Jimmy Bean, Oklahoma State
» Sterling Bailey, Georgia
» Branden Jackson, Texas Tech
» Giorgio Newberry, Florida State (UPDATE: Newberry will sign with Steelers)
» D.J. Pettway, Alabama (UPDATE: Will sign with Saints)
» Romeo Okwara, Notre Dame
» Ufomba Kamalu, Miami (Fla.)
» Drew Ott, Iowa
» Victor Ochi, Stony Brook
» Vontarrius Dora, Louisiana Tech
» Ugonna Awuruonye, Campbell
» Theiren Cockran, Minnesota
» Sadat Sulleyman, Portland State (UPDATE: Will sign with Broncos)
» Drew Iddings, South Dakota State (UPDATE: Iddings will sign with Raiders)
» Eddie Yarbrough, Wyoming (UPDATE: Will sign with Broncos)
» Brennan Scarlett, Stanford (UPDATE: Wills sign with Texans)
» Terrell Lathan, TCU
» Ian Seau, Nevada
» Bryson Albright, Miami (Ohio) (UPDATE: Will sign with Bills)
» Ejuan Price, Pittsburgh
» Di'Andre Harrison, Ohio Dominican
» David Perkins, Illinois State
» Ryan Brown, Mississippi State
» Mike Rose, N.C. State
» Mehdi Abdesmad, Boston College
» Shaneil Jenkins, Shepherd University
» Roy Harris-Robertson, UTEP (UPDATE: Will sign with Bears)

Defensive tackles

» Lawrence Thomas, Michigan State (UPDATE: Will sign with Jets)
» Nile Lawrence-Stample, Florida State (UPDATE: Will sign with Browns)
» Chris Mayes, Georgia
» Connor Wujciak, Boston College (UPDATE: Will sign with Eagles)
» Darius Latham, Indiana (UPDATE: Latham will sign with Raiders)
» Joel Heath, Michigan State (UPDATE: Will sign with Texans)
» Derrick Mitchell, Jr., Florida State
» Alex Balducci, Oregon
» Woodrow Hamilton, Ole Miss (UPDATE: Will sign with Patriots

» Antwaun Woods, USC (UPDATE: Woods announced on Twitter he will sign with Titans)
» David Dean, Virginia (UPDATE: Will sign with Bengals)
» Luther Maddy, Virginia Tech
» Darryl Render, Pittsburgh
» Greg Milhouse, Campbell (UPDATE: Will sign with Giants)
» Gerald Dixon, Jr., South Carolina
» Darren Lake, Alabama State
» DeVaunte Sigler, Jacksonville State (UPDATE: Sigler will sign with Steelers)
» Jon Desir, Towson State
» Kyle Rose, West Virginia (UPDATE: Will sign with Browns)
» Pio Vatuvei, Louisville
» Rykeem Yates, Nevada
» Hershey Walton, Temple
» Tylor Harris, Wake Forest
» Michael Rouse, Purdue
» Davion Pierson, TCU
» Tyler Kuder, Idaho State (UPDATE: Kuder will signPackers)


» Jared Norris, Utah (UPDATE: Norris signed with the Panthers)
» Terrance Smith, Florida State
» Eric Striker, Oklahoma (UPDATE: Will sign with Bills)
» Curt Maggitt, Tennessee (UPDATE: Will sign with Colts)
» Montese Overton, East Carolina
» Dominique Alexander, Oklahoma (UPDATE: Will sign with Browns)
» Kris Frost, Auburn
» Steve Longa, Rutgers
» Cory Littleton, Washington
» David Perkins, Illinois State
» Lamar Louis, LSU (UPDATE: Will sign with Cardinals)
» Terrell Davis, British Columbia (Canada)


» Jonathan Jones, Auburn (UPDATE: Will sign with Jaguars)
» Taveze Calhoun, Mississippi State (UPDATE: Will sign with Bears)
» Ken Crawley, Colorado (UPDATE: Will sign with Saints)
» Cleveland Wallace, San Jose State (UPDATE: Will sign with Texans)
» Morgan Burns, Kansas State (UPDATE: Will sign with Titans)
» Cheatham Norrils, Toledo
» Jimmy Pruitt, San Jose State
» CJ Smith, North Dakota State
» Winston Rose, New Mexico State (UPDATE: Will sign with Rams)
» Brian Poole, Florida
» Kevin Peterson, Oklahoma State (UPDATE: Will sign with Bears)
» DeAndre Elliott,Colorado State
» Corey Tindal, Marshall
» Kenya Dennis, Missouri  (UPDATE: Will sign with Browns)
» Arjen Colquhoun, Michigan State (UPDATE: Will sign with Cowboys)
» *De'Vante Harris, Texas A&M (UPDATE:* Will sign with Saints)
» Larry Scott, Oregon State (UPDATE: Will sign with Chargers)
» Lafayette Pitts, Pittsburgh (UPDATE: Will sign with Dolphins)
» Trevor Williams, Penn State (UPDATE: Williams will sign with Chargers)
» Kenneth Durden, Youngstown State
» Ian Wells, Ohio (UPDATE: Will sign with Lions)
» Adairius Barnes, Louisiana Tech (UPDATE: Will sign with Lions)
» Cody Quinn, Kentucky
» Frankie Williams, Purdue (UPDATE: Will sign with Bengals)
» Ronald Zamort, Western Michigan
» Duke Thomas, Texas (UPDATE: Will sign with Texans)
» Lloyd Carrington, Arizona State
» Briean Boddy-Calhoun, Minnesota
» Chris Milton, Georgia Tech
» Nick VanHoose, Northwestern


» Tyvis Powell, Ohio State (UPDATE: Will sign with Seahawks)
» Jeremy Cash, Duke (UPDATE: Will sign with Panthers)
» Trent Matthews, Colorado State
» Elijah Shumate, Notre Dame (UPDATE: Will sign with Buccaneers)
» Jordan Lomax, Iowa (UPDATE: Will sign with Rams)
» A.J. Stamps, Kentucky
» Lamarcus Brutus, Florida State (UPDATE: Will sign with Titans)
» Tevin Carter, Utah (UPDATE: Will sign with Redskins)
» Michael Caputo, Wisconsin (UPDATE: Will sign with Saints)
» Doug Middleton, Appalachian State (UPDATE: Will sign with Jets)
» Tyler Hunter, Florida State
» Jamal Golden, Georgia Tech
» Trae Elston, Ole Miss (UPDATE: Will sign with Saints)
» Jamie Byrd, South Florida
» A.J. Hendy, Maryland
» Demond Smith, Georgia Tech
» Stefan McClure, California (UPDATE: Will sign with Colts)
» Mike Jordan, Missouri Western (UPDATE: Will sign with Rams)
» R.J. Williamson, Michigan State
» *D.J. Hunter, Marshall
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Ian Simon, Missouri
» Trenton Coles, Duquesne
» Anthony Nixon, Maryland
» Antion McBee, Southwest Baptist
» Kodi Whitfield, Stanford


» Ka'imi Fairbairn, UCLA
» Brad Craddock, Maryland
» Jaden Oberkrom, TCU (UPDATE: Will sign with Jaguars)
» Marshall Koehn, Iowa (UPDATE: Will sign with Dolphins)
» John Lunsford, Liberty (UPDATE: Lunsford will sign with 49ers)


» Tom Hackett, Utah (UPDATE: Will sign with Jets)
» Will Monday, Duke (UPDATE: Monday will sign with the Steelers)
» Nick O'Toole, West Virginia


» Taybor Pepper, Michigan State
» Reid Ferguson, LSU (UPDATE: Will sign with Bills)
» John DePalma, West Virginia (UPDATE: Will sign with Eagles)
» Reed Miller, Stanford

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