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Six undrafted FSU players land with NFL teams as free agents, minicamp invitees

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Defensive end Keir Thomas and Jason Corbin running back were among six former Florida State players who landed with NFL teams as non-draft free agents.

Edge rusher Jermaine Johnson was the only FSU player selected in the 2022 NFL Draft when the New York Jets picked him in the first round on Thursday with No. 26.

Thomas was a transfer graduate from South Carolina, having spent the previous season with the Seminoles, where he made 42 tackles, including 12 for a loss with 6.5 sacks and 15 quarterback haste. He agreed to a contract with the Los Angeles Rams, sharing the news on his social media accounts on Saturday night.

“Never said it was this easy!!! Grateful for the opportunity! Ready to go to work!! #RamhouseLet’s go!!!!,” Thomas posted on Twitter.

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Corbin agreed to a contract with the New York Giants after two seasons at Florida State, where he ran 887 yards with a total of 1,159 yards received and 144 yards in 2021. He will fight for a roster spot behind Saxon Barkley and Matt Brida. ,

“The Unscheduled Route…Never wanted this to be easy, but it will be worth it…Thanks to the New York Giants for the opportunity. You won’t regret it,” Corbyn said on Twitter.

Not having a draft, receiver Andrew heads to Carolina, agreeing to a free-agent contract with the Sheepskin Panthers. Sheepskin appeared in all 12 games (4 starts) and caught 24 passes for 313 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Offensive lineman Devonte Love-Taylor (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), tight end Jordan Wilson (Cincinnati Bengals) and linebacker Emmet Rice (New York Giants) will take part in the rookie minicamp as tryout players.

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“More than blessed to have this opportunity because that’s all I needed! Let’s get to work! #WhoDey,” Wilson said on Twitter.

Love-Taylor appeared in 16 games for the Seminoles after being transferred from the Florida International. Wilson caught 24 passes for 313 yards and two touchdowns in 12 games last season, after missing the 2020 season with an injury. Rice recorded 165 tackles with 13.5 tackles to make up for the loss with 2 sacks in 51 games before getting injured last season.

This article first appeared on orlandosentinel.com, Email Matt Marshall [email protected] or follow him on twitter @osmattmurschel,

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