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Ravens continue to sign free agents

The NFL Draft might be done and the Ravens might have one of the best rosters in the entire league, but that doesn't mean that Ozzie Newsome is done putting pen to paper and signing more players.

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The NFL Draft might be done and the Ravens might have one of the best rosters in the entire league, but that doesn't mean that Ozzie Newsome is done putting pen to paper and signing more players.

At this point, guys are getting signed left and right, so I'm just gonna keep a running list of them.


No. 47

Outside Linebacker

Colorado State – Pueblo

6-2, 229

Allen appeared in 43 career games during his four-year tenure at Colorado State-Pueblo, recording 180 tackles (93 solo), 58 TFL (-274 yards), 34.5 sacks (-188 yards), nine forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries...Allen received a number of accolades for his play as a senior, including: Associated Press Little All-America Team; Cliff Harris Small College Defensive Player of the Year; Gene Upshaw Division II Lineman of the Year (second-consecutive season); and Daktronic’s Ron Lenz National Player of the Year, All-Super Region Four Defensive Player of the Year, All-Region first-team and first-team All-America.


No. 61


Ohio State

6-6, 305

Baldwin saw action in 48 games (15 starts) for the Buckeyes...Earned honorable mention All-Big Ten honors after starting all 15 games at right tackle for the National Champion Buckeyes as a senior in 2014...Helped anchor an O-line that led the Big Ten in total offense (511.6 ypg) and scoring (44.8 ppg) and ranked second in rushing (264.5 ypg).


No. 45

Outside Linebacker


6-4, 256

Beyer appeared in 49 games (32 starts) for the Wolverines, totaling 92 tackles (45 solo), 7.5 sacks (-55 yards), 12 tackles for loss (-64 yards), two forced fumbles and one interception (7 return yards)...Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors as a senior after appearing in 12 games (11 starts), recording 35 tackles (12 solo), 5.5 sacks (-39 yards) and 7.5 tackles for loss (-42 yards).


No. 16

Wide Receiver

Cal State – Sacramento

5-8, 185

In 41 games at Cal State-Sacramento, Carter recorded 207 receptions for 2,760 yards and 35 touchdowns...He also carried the ball 10 times for 42 yards (4.2 avg.) and one touchdown, adding 18 kickoff returns for 426 yards (23.7 avg.) and 10 punt returns for 125 yards (12.5 avg.) and one touchdown...As a senior in 2014, he served as team co-captain and appeared in all 12 games, earning All-American honors from the Associated Press after posting single-season school records with 99 catches for 1,321 yards and 17 touchdowns.


No. 63


Mississippi State

6-6, 329

Clausell played in 49 career collegiate games, starting 38 at left tackle…Started all 13 games and helped pave the way for the most prolific offense in MSU school history, one that shattered 13 single-season records…Key marks set by the Bulldogs’ attack in 2014 include total yards gained (6,679), yards per play (6.7), yards per game (513.8), points scored (480), points per game (36.9), offensive touchdowns (60), total first downs (334), passing yards (3,649) and passing yards per game (280.7)…Last name pronounced: claw-ZELL.


No. 40

Inside Linebacker


6-1, 258

DePriest appeared in 53 games (39 starts) for the Crimson Tide, finishing his career with 237 tackles, including 17.5 tackles for loss (-63 yards), two sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, one interception and six passes defensed…Was a member of two Alabama National Championship teams (2011 and 2012)…Recorded 88 tackles (41 solo) as a senior in 2014, earning first-team All-American honors by the American Football Coaches Association and first-team All-SEC accolades by the league’s coaches


No. 79



6-3, 303

Easton saw action in 24 career games for Harvard...He was a first-team All-Ivy League, fourth-team, BSN All-American, third-team FCS All-American and first-team FCS North All-American selection, after starting all 10 contests as a senior in 2014...Also earned Academic All-Ivy League honors...Part of a Crimson O-line that protected QB Scott Hosch, allowing him to set career highs in attempts (176), completions (109), passing yards (1,428) and TDs (eight) en route to a perfect 10-0 season.


No. 62



6-4, 303

Johnson played in 52 games for the Scarlet Knights, finishing his career by starting 50-consecutive games along the O-line...Named honorable mention All-Big Ten by the media and the league’s coaches, while being named third-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele after starting all 13 games at left guard as a senior in 2014...Also earned the Iron Knight Award at the team’s banquet, which is presented to the player who has demonstrated an exceptionally high level of mental and physical toughness throughout his career.


No. 7


Prairie View A&M

6-4, 248

Seeing action in 39 games at Prairie View A&M, Lovelocke completed 676 of 1,107 passes (61.1%) for 7,359 yards, 54 touchdowns and 26 interceptions...Also rushed for 885 yards and 24 touchdowns on 234 attempts...He appeared in 10 games as a senior in 2014, completing 202 of 351 passes for 2,473 yards, 16 touchdowns and nine interceptions...Also registered 60 rushes for 217 yards (3.6 avg.) and 10 touchdowns.


No. 30

Running Back


5-9, 210

Magee played in 40 games (one start) in his four years with the Tigers, rushing for 1,330 yards and 12 touchdowns and netting 24 receptions for 271 yards…As a senior, he was given the honor of wearing the coveted No. 18 jersey. The No. 18 tradition started with QB Matt Mauck in 2003 when he led the Tigers to the National Title. Since then, the player who most represents what it means to be an LSU Tiger – on and off the field – is awarded the No. 18…In 2014, he saw action in 13 games (one start), finishing with 571 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 112 carries (5.1 avg.).


No. 3



6-2, 199

Manton punted a total of 204 times for 8,798 yards (43.1 avg.), including a long of 77 (second longest in school history), for the Warhawks...Also connected on 36 of 56 FGAs and 148 of 152 PATs, combining for 256 points over his four-year career...As a senior in 2014, he earned first-team All-Sun Belt honors for the second-straight year at punter after booting 76 punts for 3,222 yards (42.4 avg.), including a 67-yarder...Also placed 20 punts inside the 20 and registered just eight touchbacks.


No. 36        



6-1, 201

Perry saw action in 45 games (17 starts), finishing his collegiate career with 121 tackles (71 solo), 10 passes defensed, 6.5 tackles for loss (-25 yards), two interceptions (returned for 24 yards) and one sack (-7 yards)...Played in all 14 games (13 starts) as a senior and registered career highs in every category with 80 tackles (51 solo), six passes defensed, 4.5 tackles for loss (-18 yards) and two interceptions (returned for 24 yards).


No. 77



6-6, 313

Wesley played in 25 games (22 starts) at right tackle for BYU after transferring from Diablo Valley (Pleasant Hill, CA) Community College...As a senior in 2014, he started all 13 games on a Cougars’ O-line that helped the offense average 181.8 yards rushing, 278.7 yards passing and 37.1 points per game – more points than any previous BYU attack since 2001…Earned first-team All-Independent honors by, helping BYU achieve its 10th-straight bowl invitation.


No. 42



6-2, 215

Appeared in 48 career games (22 starts) during his career at Oklahoma, recording 99 tackles (76 solo), 6.5 tackles for loss (-21 yards), four interceptions (100 return yards, including one INT-TD) and 15 passes defensed...Named second-team Academic All-Big 12 as a senior in 2014 when he played in 11 games (nine starts), recording a career-high 39 tackles (32 solo), one interception (returned 100 yards for a TD) and seven passes defensed.


No. 81

Wide Receiver

East Carolina

6-3, 212

Saw action in 24 games (11 starts) in two seasons at East Carolina, recording 74 receptions for 1,311 yards (17.7 avg.) and four touchdowns after beginning his career with the Pirates as a walk-on...Started all 11 games as a senior in 2014, finishing second on the team with 55 receptions for 1,016 yards and four touchdowns…Recorded 6 receptions for a career-high 224 yards against Virginia Tech.

The Ravens even tried to sign a couple that couldn't be because of failed physicals...
Terrence Jones
David Peterson
Lexington Smith

This is where Ozzie Newsome shines. He finds a ton of players with tons of talent, but some areas around them where they need to improve. By having such a high talent pool for the coaches to do their part, the Ravens end with a much better overall roster come week 1 of the NFL season. Even better yet is that the Ravens have names on file for depth purposes in case an entire secondary gets injured for instance.

You might even remember some of the more notable UDFA players of Ravens' past. Names like Bart Scott, Justin Tucker, and Priest Holmes for example. So clearly these players have a shot at not only making the roster, but eventually starting and becoming something great for coach John Harbaugh and the Ravens.