|REDSKINS MAKE ROSTER MOVES|
|Written by media relations|
|Monday, 07 May 2012 06:37|
REDSKINS SIGN DRAFT CHOICES MORRIS, COMPTON;
SIGN FIVE COLLEGE FREE AGENTS
ASHBURN, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed 2012 sixth-round draft picks running back Alfred Morris (173rd overall) and tackle Tom Compton (193rd overall). The team also signed five college free agents. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. The team also waived college free agent defensive lineman Vaughn Meatoga and wide receiver Kelvin Bolden.
The college free agents include:
PLAYER POSITION HEIGHT WEIGHT EXPERIENCE COLLEGE
Brian Hernandez WR 6-0 181 R Utah
Delvin Johnson DL 6-3 321 R Marshall
Samuel Kirkland WR 6-0 191 R Kent State
Nick Martinez OL 6-4 307 R Oklahoma State
Beau Reliford TE 6-6 268 R Florida State
Morris (5-10, 215) played collegiately at Florida Atlantic, where he appeared in 47 games, starting his final 36. He finished his collegiate career at FAU as the school’s all-time leader in rushing yards (3,529), rushing attempts (733), rushing touchdowns (27), rushing yards per game (75.1) and all-purpose yards (3,843).
Compton (6-5, 315) played collegiately at South Dakota where he started all 43 games in which he played. He was a two-time first-team All-Great West Conference selection (2010 & 2011).