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Texas Longhorns undrafted free agent tracker

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Where will the Horns not taken in the draft end up?

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Now that the 2015 NFL Draft is over following the selection of five Texas Longhorns players, undrafted free agents around the country are signing with teams in hopes of making a roster the hard way.

It's certainly possible, as seven Longhorns signed similar deals last year and six of them ended up making rosters -- Carrington Byndom (Carolina), Donald Hawkins (Dallas), Trey Hopkins (Cincinnati), Jackson Jeffcoat (Washington), Adrian Phillips (San Diego) and Chris Whaley (Dallas).

The following players have already inked deals or set up a tryout.

Running back Malcolm Brown -- St. Louis Rams

After trading into the back end of the seventh round, the Dallas Cowboys opted to take Texas tight end Geoff Swaim instead of drafting a running back like Brown, so he's headed to St. Louis to compete with first-round draft pick Todd Gurley and the six other running backs currently on the roster there.

Wide receiver John Harris -- Philadelphia Eagles

The first Texas receiver to surpass the 1,000-yard mark since Jordan Shipley in 2009 will have an opportunity to make head coach Chip Kelly's roster and re-united with linebacker Jordan Hicks. To do so, he'll have to out-compete a former Big 12 opponent, as Texas Tech wide receiver Bradley Marquez also signed with the Eagles.

At least one draft analyst liked the move:

Wide receiver Jaxon Shipley -- Arizona Cardinals

One of the most productive Longhorns wide receivers in school history will get his shot in the NFL:

There's going to be plenty of competition, though, as the Cardinals currently feature nine wide receivers on the roster, including fifth-round draft pick JJ Nelson out of UAB. Shipley's reliability should give him a shot, but his size and lack of high-level agility could make it difficult for him.

Defensive end Cedric Reed -- Buffalo Bills

A knee injury suffered during fall camp limited Reed's production as a senior, as did Charlie Strong's defensive scheme that asked him to play heads up against offensive tackles and hold the point of attack, but he'll now have a chance under noted defensive mind Rex Ryan:

There are currently five defensive ends listed on the Buffalo roster, which should give Reed a chance. Dunlap likes the move for Buffalo and for Reed:

Though Reed was understandably upset that he wasn't selected in the draft, he's just using it to show all the teams that passed on him what they're missing:

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Linebacker Steve Edmond -- New Orleans Saints

After several days with developments, news broke on Tuesday that Edmond will get a shot with the Saints:

Running a 5.05 40-yard dash at the Texas Pro Timing Day and failing to physically develop at Texas no doubt hurt Edmond, but he did improve significantly as a senior and will now have a chance to make the team in New Orleans.

Deep snapper Nate Boyer -- Seattle Seahawks

The former Green Beret has been working out in Los Angeles since the football season ended, putting on about 30 pounds of muscle, but he'll have a tough job earning a roster spot because the Seahawks just signed their longtime deep snapper to a three-year contract extension in March.

Currently unsigned

  • Tevin Jackson, linebacker
  • Demarco Cobbs, linebacker