The colleges from the state of Michigan did not produce a shortage of drafted players, and several more are hoping to become diamonds in the rough by working their way through the free agent market. The following players played their college football in the state of Minnesota and were able to sign with an NFL team during the free agency period following the Draft:
Eric Lair - Signed with the Green Bay Packers
Duane Bennett - Signed with the Green Bay Packers
David Nadeau - Earned a tryout with the Green Bay Packers
Lamark Brown - Signed with the Atlanta Falcons
These four players were the only players that have announced deals for free agency.More deals may be forthcoming
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