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Five Yellow Jackets Will Be In NFL Camps

April 28, 2013

Storyon T.J. Barnes signing with Jacksonville. (Sting Daily)

Following the final round of the 2013 NFL Draft Saturday night, three former Georgia Tech standouts signed free-agent contracts and two others were invited to a free agent try-out.

Cornerback Rod Sweeting was expected to be drafted between rounds 4-6, but went undrafted and signed a free-agent contract with the New Orleans Saints. Defensive tackle T.J. Barnes signed with Jacksonville and DT/DE Izaan Cross with the Buffalo Bills.

Running back Orwin Smith, who played well in a postseason all-star game, was invited to a free agent try-out with Tampa Bay. Long snapper Tyler Morgan reached a similar agreement with the Carolina Panthers.

Signed as free agent
T.J. Barnes, DT — Jacksonville Jaguars
Izaan Cross, DL — Buffalo Bills
Rod Sweeting, CB — New Orleans Saints

Invited to free agent try-out
Tyler Morgan, LS — Carolina Panthers Orwin Smith, RB — Tampa Bay Bucs

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