Dec 3, 2011; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Cougars wide receiver Patrick Edwards (83) catches a pass against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in the fourth quarter at Robertson Stadium. Southern Miss defeated Houston 49-28 to win the Conference USA championship. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-US PRESSWIRE

Detroit Lions Sign 13 Undrafted Free Agents


News starting breaking of NFL teams signing undrafted free agents as soon as the draft concluded yesterday. The Lions won’t officially announce their undrafted free agent signings until the team’s rookie mini camp in a couple weeks but news travels much faster than that these days. Here are the 13 undrafted free agents known to have signed with the Detroit Lions:

Rodney Austin, OG, Elon
Michael Cosgrove, DT, Idaho

October 10, 2009; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose State Spartans running back Brandon Rutley (15) is tackled by Idaho Vandals defensive tackle Michael Cosgrove (93) and linebacker Paul Senescall (42) during the second quarter at Spartan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE

Derek Dimke, K, Illinois

Dec 31, 2011; San Francisco CA, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini kicker Derek Dimke (13) kicks a field goal against the UCLA Bruins during the fourth quarter at AT

Patrick Edwards, WR, Houston

Alex Gottlieb, TE, William & Mary
Jared Karstetter, WR, Washington State

October 8, 2011; Pasadena, CA, USA; Washington State Cougars wide receiver Jared Karstetter (84) is brought down by the UCLA Bruins defense during the second half at the Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE

Monte Lewis, DE, Jacksonville State
Carmen Messina, LB, New Mexico

Oct 22, 2011; Fort Worth, TX, USA; TCU Horned Frogs wide receiver Antoine Hicks (13) scores a touchdown as New Mexico Lobos linebacker Carmen Messina (58) tires to bring him down during the second quarter at Amon G. Carter Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE

Kellen Moore, QB, Boise State

November 19, 2011; San Diego, CA, USA; Boise State Broncos quarterback Kellen Moore (11) under center during the first half against San Diego State Aztecs at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE

J.C. Oram, OG, Weber State
Sam Proctor, S, Oklahoma

Oct 29, 2011; Manhattan, KS, USA; Kansas State Wildcats quarterback Collin Klein (7) tries to run by Oklahoma Sooners defensive back Sam Proctor (27) during a game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Sewell-US PRESSWIRE

Ronnie Sneed, LB, Kentucky

Oct 1, 2011; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Ronnie Sneed (46) grabs the face mask of LSU Tigers quarterback Jordan Jefferson (9) during the fourth quarter at Tiger Stadium. LSU defeated Kentucky, 35-7. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

Quinn Barham, OT, Penn State

November 12, 2011; University Park, PA, USA; Quinn Barham wearing number 67 for Penn State. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-US PRESSWIRE


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