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Detroit Lions sign 16 UDFAs, all but 1 draft pick

The Lions’ rookie class is nearly all signed.

2018 NFL Draft Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

As Detroit Lions minicamp gets underway on Friday, the team announced it has signed a slew of rookies, getting near the 90-man roster maximum allowed at this point in the season.

Every single draft selection, outside of third-round pick Tracy Walker, is now officially signed and under contract. That includes first-round pick Frank Ragnow. Contract terms have yet to be disclosed.

In addition to the Lions’ draft picks, they have also officially signed the following undrafted rookies:

  • LB Al-Rasheed Benton, West Virginia
  • CB Amari Coleman, Central Michigan
  • CB Antwuan Davis, Texas
  • DT Josh Fatu, Souther California
  • CB Mike Ford, Southeast Missouri
  • TE DeAndre Goolsby, Florida
  • CB Chris Jones, Nebraska
  • WR Kyle Lewis, Cal Poly
  • LB Chad Meredith, Southeast Missouri
  • OL John Montelus, Virginia
  • OL Beau Nunn, Appalachian State
  • WR Brandon Powell, Florida
  • WR Teo Redding, Bowling Green
  • P Ryan Santoso, Minnesota
  • S Anthony Sherrils, Missouri
  • DL Jojo Wicker, Arizona State

UPDATE: The Lions announced on Saturday they have also added Tennessee OL Brett Kendrick, as previously reported.

During rookie minicamp, the Lions have also invited a handful of rookies for tryouts, including Michigan quarterback John O’Korn. The Athletic’s Chris Burke provided a list of reported tryouts below:

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