The Oakland Raiders have moved on from the close of the 2013 NFL Draft and picked right up signing undrafted free agents, including two players who have been mentioned in the best available player discussion. Adrian Bushell, a cornerback out of Louisville, and Conner Vernon, a Duke wideout, are among the more notable names on Oakland's list of signings. Raiders blog Silver and Black Pride has a full rundown of Oakland's draft picks, and a list of the undrafted free agents is below.
Bushnell, ranked as the second-best available cornerback on Dan Kadar's list of best available players, had 46 tackles and thirteen passes broken up in his 2012 season at Louisville. That said, his chance to impress in Oakland may come on special teams. He returned 17 kicks in 2012, averaging 19.6 yards per return. Vernon, a wide receiver who made USA Today's list, is the all-time receptions leader in the ACC. He put together over 1000 yards receiving and eight touchdowns in his 2012 season.
A full list of undrafted free agents signed by the Raiders:
- Adrian Bushell, CB, Louisville
- Kentrell Harris, DE, Virginia Union
- Lamar Mady, G, Youngstown State
- Kyle Magnuson, OT, Wyoming
- Dexter McColl, S, Tulsa
- Sam McGuffie, RB, Rice
- Kyle Padron, QB, Eastern Washington
- Conner Vernon, WR, Duke
- John Wetzel, OT, Boston College
- Deunta Williams, DB, Cal
- Tim Wright, WR, Rutgers