Green Bay Packers Sign 12 Undrafted Free Agents


Almost as soon as the 256th and final pick in the 2014 NFL Draft was made, teams went to work signing the guys who didn’t hear their name called over the last three days.

The Green Bay Packers have reportedly signed 12 undrafted free agents and have issued at least one invitation to next week’s rookie camp for a tryout.

The players signed include:

All of the signings were reported via various outlets on social media.

Additionally, linebacker Nate Dreiling of Pittsburg State, a Division II school in Kansas, has received an invitation to rookie camp.

Here is some more information on the new signings:

Sep 27, 2013; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose State Spartans running back Jason Simpson (32) dives for extra yards against Utah State Aggies safety Maurice Alexander (5) and linebacker Jake Doughty (51) during the first quarter at Spartan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Jake Doughty, LB, Utah State: Doughty, listed at 6-feet and 234 pounds by the Utah State official athletic department website, made 148 tackles in 14 games last season, 12 of them for loss, with two sacks and an interception. He was the Defensive Most Valuable Player of the Poinsettia Bowl, in which the Aggies beat Northern Illinois 21-14. Doughty had eight tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and forced a fumble in the game. He did have some off-field trouble at Utah State—he was arrested in March 2013 on charges of supplying alcohol to minors.

Nov 12, 2013; Toledo, OH, USA; Buffalo Bulls quarterback Joe Licata (16) gets a pass off just in time as Toledo Rockets defensive end Jayrone Elliott (15) rushes at him during the fourth quarter at Glass Bowl. The Rockets beat the Bulls 51-41. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Jayrone Elliott, LB, Toledo: Elliott, 6-foot-3 and 240 pounds (h/t played defensive end in college, but will be a linebacker if he makes it in the NFL. He had 70 tackles, 14 for loss, for the Rockets last season to go with nine sacks and five forced fumbles. He was a first-team All-Mid-American Conference honoree.

Nov 16, 2013; Tucson, AZ, USA; Washington State Cougars offensive lineman John Fullington (77) stands on the field in between plays during the first quarter against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium. The Cougars beat the Wildcats 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

John Fullington, OL, Washington State: Fullington, 6-foot-5 and 301 pounds (h/t, made 43 consecutive starts, including five at right guards and eight at right tackle as a senior, but started two games at left tackle and 10 at left guard as a junior, so he’s versatile. He played left guard for his entire sophomore season and started one game at right tackle and five at left tackle as a true freshman—one of only nine true freshmen in the country to start at least one game at the left tackle spot in 2010.

Nov 30, 2013; Raleigh, NC, USA; Maryland Terrapins running back Brandon Ross (45) runs the ball as North Carolina State Wolfpack linebacker D.J. Green and defensive tackle Carlos Gray (70) defend during the second half at Carter Finley Stadium. Maryland won 41-21. Mandatory Credit: Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

Carlos Gray, DL, North Carolina State: Gray, 6-foot-3 and 296 pounds (h/t, played defensive tackle for the Wolfpack, recording 23 tackles, 3.5 for loss, and 2.5 sacks in 11 games. Gray came out after his redshirt sophomore year at North Carolina State, but did not do well at his pro day, recording 21 reps in the bench press at 225 pounds to go with a 5.2 40-yard dash and weighing in at 313, according to

October 13, 2012; Orlando FL, USA; UCF Knights offensive linesman Jordan McCray (63) blocks against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles during the second half at Bright House Networks Stadium. UCF Knights defeated the Southern Miss Golden Eagles 38-31 in double overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan McCray, OL, UCF: McCray, 6-foot-3 and 310 pounds (h/t, started all 13 games for the Knights at left guard and was a first-team All-American Athletic Conference selection.  He also started eight games at right guard earlier in his career, seven as a junior in 2012.

Nov 23, 2013; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers running back Rajion Neal (20) runs the ball against Vanderbilt Commodores linebacker Darreon Herring (35) at Neyland Stadium. Vanderbilt won 14 to 10. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Rajion Neal, RB, Tennessee: Neal, 5-foot-11 and 212 pounds (h/t, started 12 games for the Volunteers, rushing for 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns while averaging 5.2 yards per carry. As a receiver, he had 27 catches for 108 yards as a senior after catching four touchdown passes as a junior. He earned the starting job as a junior, rushing for 708 yards in 10 games as he was slowed by an ankle injury.

Mike Pennel, DT, Colorado State-Pueblo: Pennel, a giant at 6-foot-5 and 363 pounds (h/t, played the 2012 season at Arizona State before transferring to CSU-Pueblo as a senior. He had 36 tackles, six for loss, and three sacks as a senior, while also forcing three fumbles. He was suspended twice at Arizona State, according to, and projects as a short-yardage, goal-line gap filler.

Sep 21, 2013; Evanston, IL, USA; Maine Black Bears tight end Justin Perillo (80) is tackled by Northwestern Wildcats linebacker Chi Chi Ariguzo (44) and cornerback Dwight White (2) during the first quarter at Ryan Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Justin Perillo, TE, Maine: Perillo, 6-foot-4 and 250 pounds (h/t, was an All-Colonial Athletic Association performer at the FCS level as a senior. He caught 39 passes as a senior for 490 yards and four touchdowns.

Nov 30, 2013; Syracuse, NY, USA; Boston College Eagles quarterback Chase Rettig (11) throws a touchdown pass during the second quarter of a game at the Carrier Dome. Syracuse won the game 34-31. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Chase Rettig, QB, Boston College: Rettig, 6-foot-3 and 206 pounds (h/t, started all 13 games for the Eagles as a senior, throwing for 1,995 yards with 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He made 46 starts in all at Boston College, including starting every game as a sophomore, junior and senior, with 45 of those starts consecutive. Rettig is fourth on the school’s all-time passing list behind former NFL quarterbacks Doug Flutie and Glenn Foley and current Atlanta QB Matt Ryan.

Nov 23, 2013; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones defender Jeremiah George (52) tackles Kansas Jayhawks running back James Sims (29) in the first quarter at Jack Trice Stadium. Iowa State won 34-0. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

James Sims, RB, Kansas: Sims, 6-feet and 200 pounds (h/t, was a second-team All-Big 12 selection as a senior. He ran for 1,155 yards and seven touchdowns in 2013, averaging 4.8 yards a carry, and is third on Kansas’ all-time rushing list with 3,592 career yards and second with 34 touchdowns.

Sep 7, 2013; Clemson, SC, USA; Clemson Tigers wide receiver Stanton Seckinger (81) carries the ball while being defended by South Carolina State Bulldogs linebacker Joe Thomas (48) during the first quarter at Clemson Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Joe Thomas, LB, South Carolina State: Thomas, 6-feet and 230 pounds (h/t, was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year last season after making 115 tackles, 19 for loss, and recording 7.5 sacks, an interception and a forced fumble.

Jan 6, 2014; Pasadena, CA, USA; Florida State Seminoles wide receiver Rashad Greene (80) stiff arms Auburn Tigers defensive back Ryan White (19) during the second half of the 2014 BCS National Championship game at the Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Ryan White, CB, Auburn: White, 5-foot-11 and 196 pounds (h/t, started two games for the Tigers last season and made 54 tackles with one interception and one forced fumble while also serving as the team’s holder on place kicks.