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Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign 13 tryout players from rookie minicamp, release 12 from roster

Thirteen players who tried out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the weekend earned a contract and an invitation to training camp.

The list is headed by LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson, Arkansas running back De'Anthony Curtis and Nebraska tackle Jermarcus Hendricks.

The Bucs also signed cornerback Derrick Roberson and defensive end Hilee Taylor, two veteran free agents who tried out over the weekend.

To make room on the roster, the Bucs released 12 players, including several signed last week as undrafted free agents, including South Florida center Chaz Hine and cornerback Quentin Washington.

Here is the list of tryout players signed from the rookie minicamp:

Wagner DE Quintin Anderson

Ball State S Sean Baker

Arkansas RB De'Anthony Curtis

Iowa P Eric Guthrie

Nebraska T Jermarcus Hardrick

LSU QB Jordan Jefferson

Henderson State FB Antonio Leak

North Carolina DT Jordan Nix

Toledo TE Danny Noble

Connecticut C Moe Petrus

Portland State DT Myles Wade

The players released include:

WR Luther Ambrose

LB Ryan Baker

LB Mike Balogun

QB Zach Collaros

S Ron Girault Rugters

C Chaz Hine

DT Donte'e Nicholls

T Trevor Olson

G Chris Riley

K Jake Rogers

CB Quenton Washington

T Rocky Weaver

Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign 13 tryout players from rookie minicamp, release 12 from roster 05/07/12 [Last modified: Monday, May 7, 2012 10:46am]
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