2012 Undrafted Free Agent Signings: Buccaneers add 14, not Jordan Jefferson

BOULDER CO - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Cody Hawkins #7 of the Colorado Buffaloes scrambles as Leonard Johnson #23 of the Iowa State Cyclones defends at Folsom Field on November 13 2010 in Boulder Colorado. Colorado defeated Iowa State 34-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed 14 undrafted free agents, as they round out their rookie class. The Bucs are expected to add a few more players after hosting a number of players for tryouts this weekend during the rookie mini-camp. These undrafted free agents add to a pretty strong 2012 draft class for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Although rumors suggested the Bucs had signed LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson, he's not among the announced signings. Another player not among the signings: Toledo WR Eric Page, who backed out of a contract with the Bucs and signed with the Denver Broncos instead.

Among the undrafted players signed by the Buccaneers so far, CB Leonard Johnson and C/G Chaz Hine stand out. Leonard Johnson is said to be a tough cornerback who would be a good fit for a Cover 2 scheme, while Chaz Hine is a somewhat famous local player for the USF Bulls, who started out as a walk-on.

The Buccaneers seemingly focused on offensive linemen and defensive backs, signing four linemen and three defensive backs. Interestingly, only one Rutgers player was signed, despite Schiano's connections there: T Desmond Wynn.

The full list:

Name Pos. College Ht. Weight(lbs)
Luther Ambrose WR Louisiana-Monroe 5'8" 185
Ryan Baker LB LSU 6'0" 236
Zach Collaros QB Cincinnati 6'0" 183
Chaz Hine C South Florida 6'4" 295
Cody Johnson FB Texas 5'11" 255
Leonard Johnson CB Iowa State 5'10" 196
Donte'e Nicholls DT Tennessee State 6'2" 312
Tyler Shoemaker WR Boise State 6'1" 213
Bradley Sowell T Mississippi 6'7" 316
Tramain Thomas S Arkansas 6'0" 204
Tyler Urban TE West Virginia 6'5" 249
Michael VanDerMeuelen G Toledo 6'7" 304
Quenton Washington CB South Florida 5'10" 195
Desmond Wynn T Rutgers 6'6" 303

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