As is the case every year, once the draft comes to an end, there are many players still looking for a home. Usually, those undrafted players quickly sign with a team and get ready to go to work. Often times it is better for a player to go undrafted instead of getting picked in the final round. Players can assess their situation and see if a team has a need at their position or has shown a lot of interest in them. In some cases, players simply choose to stay closer to home.
The Washington Redskins are set to ink two of the more popular college football players in recent years, former Notre Dame Fighting Irish quarterback Tommy Rees and former Southern California Trojans’ running back Silas Redd.
— USC Trojans (@USC_Athletics) May 11, 2014
Thanks to everyone has been in my corner, excited to say I’ll be heading to the Washington Redskins. — Tommy Rees (@t_rees11) May 11, 2014
Redd rushed for 376 yards and one touchdowns while fighting through injuries and Rees completed 224 of 414 passes for for 3,257 yards with 27 touchdowns and 13 interceptions in 2013.