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Tracking Maryland football’s undrafted free agents after the 2019 NFL Draft

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Four Terps were drafted, and several more are about to find NFL destinations.

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The 2019 NFL Draft was an exciting one for Maryland football, which had four players drafted over the course of the three-day event.

Darnell Savage Jr. headlined the draft class after being selected No. 21 overall by the Green Bay Packers, making it back-to-back seasons a Terrapin was picked in the first round. Then on Day 3, a trio of Terps heard their names called, as Byron Cowart, Ty Johnson and Derwin Gray went in the fifth, sixth and seventh rounds, respectively.

However, there are still a number of Maryland alumni waiting to begin their professional careers, and many of them could sign with a team in the next few days, if not as soon as the draft culminates. Among them is Tre Watson, who was expected to go in the fifth round or so, but shockingly fell off the board and went undrafted.

Here is the full list of Terps who could sign on with a team and potentially break through in minicamp to make an NFL roster. We’ll update as players find their eventual landing spots.

Maryland football UDFA tracker 2019

Player Position Team Signed
Player Position Team Signed
Tre Watson LB Miami Dolphins April 27
Jesse Aniebonam EDGE Houston Texans April 27
Damian Prince OL Indianapolis Colts April 28
Jahrvis Davenport WR
RaVon Davis DB Pittsburgh Steelers April 27
Taivon Jacobs WR Baltimore Ravens April 27
Melvin Keihn DL
Brendan Moore OL San Francisco 49ers April 27
Celso Rivera DL
David Shaw DL
Mbi Tanyi DL Baltimore Ravens/Los Angeles Chargers

Update 1 (4/27): Tre Watson signs with the Washington Redskins less than an hour following the conclusion of the draft. The Tampa, Florida, linebacker will stay in the DMV.

Update 2 (4/27): After Watson and his agent confirmed he was signing with the Redskins, he will now be signing with the Miami Dolphins. He’ll be closer to his hometown of Tampa, Florida.

Update 3 (4/27): Offensive lineman Brendan Moore is headed out west to take his talents to the Bay Area. He’ll hope to stick on the 49ers’ roster come training camp.

Update 4 (4/27): Per his agency, Taivon Jacobs is sticking in the DMV after joining the Baltimore Ravens for rookie minicamp next week.

Update 5 (4/28): Overnight, a pair of Terps found their new homes. RaVon Davis is joining the Pittsburgh Steelers, while Jesse Aniebonam is heading south to play with the Houston Texans.

Update 6 (4/28): Damian Prince is Maryland’s first Sunday UDFA signing, signing up with the Indianapolis Colts. He’ll join Jesse Aniebonam in the AFC South.

Update 7 (4/29): According to the Diamondback, Mbi Tanyi has accepted offers to attend rookie minicamps with the Baltimore Ravens (this weekend) and the Los Angeles Chargers (May 10-12).