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Six former Ducks sign UFA contracts

Following the 2020 NFL Draft, six former Oregon Ducks football players signed with pro teams as undrafted free agents.

Posted: Apr 26, 2020 7:33 PM
Updated: Apr 27, 2020 7:23 PM

EUGENE, Ore. — When the draft wrapped up on Saturday, the University of Oregon saw four familiar names come off the draft board. QB Justin Herbert (Round 1 - Los Angeles Chargers), LB Troy Dye (Round 4 - Minnesota Vikings), OL Shane Lemieux (Round 5 - New York Giants), and C Jake Hanson (Round 6 - Green Bay Packers).

But shortly after the draft concluded, a flurry of activity happened around the league. Undrafted free agents signed with teams around the league. For the Ducks, six former players signed with teams to help bolster their rosters.


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The New Orleans Saints signed three former Ducks in offensive lineman Calvin Throckmorton, wide receiver Juwan Johnson and defensive end Gus Cumberland.

After fully recovering from a broken leg that ended his season, tight end Jacob Breeland signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Breeland was one of Herbert's favorite targets during their time on the field together. He racked up 1,225 yards and 13 touchdowns in 74 career receptions.

Linebacker Bryson Young was another Duck who signed with an NFL team. He announced on Twitter on Saturday that he would be signing with the Atlanta Falcons. He started all 13 games in his senior season.

The final UFA signing, as of the posting of this article, was offensive lineman Bray Aiello. He will be joining Duck teammate Troy Dye in Minnesota after announcing Saturday he is signing with the Vikings.

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