Eight Former Football Players In NFL Rookie Camps|
April 30, 2010
CINCINNATI - Eight former University of Cincinnati football players will continue their football careers this weekend as the first round of NFL rookie/free agent camps open up.
Defensive lineman Alex Daniels signed a free agent deal with the Oakland Raiders.
Offensive lineman Jeff Linkenbach will be the second former Bearcat in Colts camp after signing with Indianapolis this week. He joins 2010 draftee Mathews in camp.
Long snapper Mike Windt signed a contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, reuniting him with former UC all-America punter Kevin Huber, who enters his second year with the hometown Bengals. Windt snapped for Huber at UC for two years.
Several unsigned players earned invites to try out with NFL teams.
Former UC defensive back DeAngelo Smith was picked up off waivers by the Cleveland Browns this week after being cut by the Detroit Lions.