UPDATE: Georgia Tech fullback Lucas Cox and Georgia defensive tackle Kiante Tripp were among the group of 22 undrafted rookie free agents signed by the Falcons, the team announced on Wednesday.
Here’s the rest of the list:
WR Doug Beaumont (Louisville)
CB Kirk Belgrave (Kent State)
WR Drew Davis (Oregon)
C Paul Fenaroli (Stony Brook)
QB Adam Froman (Louisville)
WR P.J. Gore (Mars Hill)
S Matt Hansen (Rhode Island)
DE Tom McCarthy (Yale)
T Rob McGill (Louisiana Tech)
CB Kamaal McIlwain (Newberry)
C Ryan McMahon (Florida State and Darlington School)
FB Thor Merrow (North Alabama and Buford High)
G Matt Murphy (UNLV)
LS Andrew Schulze (Iowa)
RB Philip Sylvester (Florida A&M)
LB LaMarcus Thompson (Tennessee and Redan High)
S Suaesi Tuimaunei (Oregon State)
CB Darrin Walls (Notre Dame)
TE Ryan Winterswyk (Boise State)
LB Youri Yenga (Southern Methodist).
FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons have reportedly signed 22 undrafted college free agents, but are not going to release the official list until all of the contract are in the building.
Boise State’s Ryan Winterswyk was signed by the Falcons and will play tight, according to his representatives.
He played defensvie end in college and tight end in goal line situations.
Also, reportedly, West Virginia running back Noel Devine is not currently on the list of 22 players. He’s signed with the Eagles.
Here’s some info on Winterswyk:
* Ryan Winterswyk, DE, Boise State (6-4, 258): He was named to the All-Western Athletic Conference team for three consecutive seasons. He will need to get stronger. He lifted 225 pounds only 18 times at the scouting combine. “Will have to overcome athletic and speed limitations to earn a backup spot,” according to Pro Football Weekly’s Nolan Nawrocki.
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog