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Redskins sign 11 undrafted rookies


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The Washington Redskins on Thursday announced the signing of 11 undrafted free agents, including Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday and Texas A&M running back Trey Williams.

Halliday, the Cougars’ record-setting passer, was rated the No. 8 quarterback in the draft by He likely went undrafted due to a broken ankle that prevented him from working out at the Combine.

Williams, who is 5 feet 7 and 195 pounds, was rated the No. 22 back in the draft by He could fill a role as a change-of-pace runner and return man.

Washington also signed BYU tight end Devin Mahina, wide receivers Reggie Bell (San Diego), Tyler Rutenbeck (Dubuque) and Tony Jones (Northwestern); Arkansas offensive lineman Brey Cook; Clemson defensive end Corey Crawford; linebackers Terrance Plummer (Central Florida) and Dyshawn Davis (Syracuse) and UAB kicker Ty Long.

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