The New England Patriots have been trying to fill out their depth chart with some undrafted free agents, and the most notable of which are probably DJ Killings, Cody Hollister and Jacob Hollister.
Killings, a 5’10, 187 lbs Defensive Back from UCF, is a prime candidate for a backup job with the Patriots. In 13 games in his senior season he racked up 48 tackles, broke up 11 passes, collected 3 interceptions and a sack.
The Patriots also snatched up the Hollister twins, Cody and Jacob.
Cody Hollister is a 6’4, 209 lbs wide receiver who played for the Arkansas Razorbacks. He’s big, he’s got good hands, and he can even contribute on special teams. Here’s a little look at what the Patriots are getting from Cody:
Jacob Hollister, a 6’3, 243 lbs Tight End with the Wyoming Cowboys had more than 500 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns in 2016. This is what caught the interest of the Patriots:
The list of undrafted free agents vying for a spot with the Patriots is long, totaling 17 players, and also includes:
Josh Augusta, DT, Missouri
Adam Butler, DT, Vanderbilt
Corey Vereen, DE, Tennessee
Harvey Langi, LB, BYU
Dwayne Thomas, CB, LSU
David Jones, safety, Richmond
Damarius Travis, safety, Minnesota
Kenny Moore, safety, Valdosta State
Jason Thompson, safety, Utah
LeShun Daniels Jr., RB, Iowa
Austin Carr, WR, Northwestern
Cole Croston, OT, Iowa
Max Rich, OT, Harvard
Jason King, guard, Purdue.
Source: Jim McBride – Boston Globe · Photo Credit: KEYSTONE PRESS