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Undrafted, Moffitt signs with Texans



Passed over in the NFL Draft, former USF linebacker Ben Moffitt has landed on his feet, signing a free-agent contract with the Houston Texans on Sunday night, according to his agent, Marc Lillibridge.

"They didn't draft any linebackers, and we feel like it's a good fit for him," said Lillibridge, who said he heard from about 15 other teams after the draft before choosing the Texans. Houston actually drafted outside linebacker Xavier Adibi of Virginia Tech in the fourth round.

Moffitt will report to Houston for a rookie minicamp next weekend. He's the third Bulls senior linked to an NFL team, joining draft picks Mike Jenkins (Cowboys) and Trae Williams (Jaguars).

Two more undrafted Bulls -- receiver Amarri Jackson and tackle Jared Carnes (St. Pete Catholic) -- will attend the Bucs' rookie tryout this coming weekend with the hopes of landing a free-agent contract, according to their agent, Tim Rogers. Offensive tackle Walt Walker said Sunday he will be attending the Bucs' rookie tryout as well.

[Last modified: Thursday, May 27, 2010 12:22pm]


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