Undrafted free agent signings: tracking the Buccaneers' undrafted free agents

Al Messerschmidt

A tracker for the Bucs' reported undrafted free agent signings.

The draft may be over, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren't done adding players to their roster yet. The Bucs will look to add a few talented players via undrafted free agency, as they do every year. Sometimes those players turn out to be valuable players, as was the case with cornerback Leonard Johnson last season.

Undrafted free agents will start signing as soon as the draft ends, and we'll hear plenty of rumors before the draft ends officially, too. With the Bucs not having any seventh round picks this year and ending the draft with just five drafted players, the post-draft period becomes a little more important to add depth and competition in training camp as well.

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3:00 p.m.: The latest list we know.

Akeem Shavers, RB, Purdue
Nick Carlson, OL Wyoming
Branden Smith, CB, Georgia
Rashaan Melvin, CB, Northern Illinois
Hubie Graham, TE, Pitt
Evan Landi, TE, USF
Nick Speller, OT, UMass
Brice Schawb, OT, ASU
Rashaan Melvin, CB, Northern Illinois
Deveron Carr, CB, ASU
Robert Marve, QB, Purdue
Montel Harris, RB, Temple/Boston College
Chris Denton, WR, Mount Union
Jeremy Lewis, OL, Miami
Tim Wright, WR, Rutgers
Tenarius Wright, DE/LB, Arkansas
Jerrell Gavins, CB, Boise State (tryout)
Willie Moseley, OLB, Buffalo
Adam Smith, OL, Western Kentucky

8:19 a.m.: It seems Orwin Smith has indeed signed with the Buccaneers, if the tweets he retweets can be believed.

1:50 p.m.: Western Kentucky OL Adam Smith joins the Bucs, per the WKU Herald.

10:21 a.m.: The full list so far, courtesy in part of NEPatriotsDraft.com, but each one independently confirmed:

Akeem Shavers, RB, Purdue
Nick Carlson, OL Wyoming
Branden Smith, CB, Georgia
Rashaan Melvin, CB, Northern Illinois
Hubie Graham, TE, Pitt
Evan Landi, TE, USF
Nick Speller, OT, UMass
Brice Schawb, OT, ASU
Rashaan Melvin, CB, Northern Illinois
Deveron Carr, CB, ASU
Robert Marve, QB, Purdue
Montel Harris, RB, Temple/Boston College
Chris Denton, WR, Mount Union
Jeremy Lewis, OL, Miami
Tim Wright, WR, Rutgers
Tenarius Wright, DE/LB, Arkansas
Jerrell Gavins, CB, Boise State (Tryout)

10:12 a.m.: Ten hours of sleep to catch up did me some good. And we got a few more. Wyoming offensive lineman Nick Carlson signed with the Bucs, per his college offensive line coach. He also mentioned fellow Wyoming OL Josh Leonard, but it seems he signed with the Raiders instead. RB Montel Harris out of Temple/Boston College signed with the Bucs per Rick Stroud. They also added WR Chris Denton out of Mountain Union, according to Josh Weir of the Canton Repository. Jeremy Lewis out of Miami (FL) came in as well, per Jorge Milian of the Palm Beach Post. Rutgers WR Tim Wright is the first Rutgers player to reunite with Schiano this year, per SNYRutgers. Arkansas DE/LB Tenarius Wright joins the Bucs as well, per Robbie Neiswanger of the Arkansas News. Finally, Boise State CB Jerrell Gavins signed with the Bucs per KTVB.com.

11:52 p.m.: Looks like Arizona State OT Brice Schwab (per his own twitter account), Northern Illinois cornerback Rashaan Melvin (per the Huskie Wire), Georgia cornerback Branden Smith (per his agents) have signed with the Bucs. There's also a rumor that ASU cornerback Deveron Carr has signed with the Bucs, but that is unconfirmed.

11:25 p.m.: Pittsburgh tight end Hubie Graham (great name) has signed with the Bucs, per his own twitter account.

11:24 p.m.: Here comes another one: Florida guard Carl Johnson signs with the Bucs per his agent.

10:53 p.m.: The Bucs added outside linebacker/pass rusher Willie Moseley of the Buffalo Bulls according to their head coach.

10:49 p.m.: Running back Akeem Shavers and quarterback Robert Marve, both from Purdue, signed with the Buccaneers according to the Purdue Exponent.

8:30 p.m.: According to Jenna Laine the Bucs have signed UMass tackle Nick Speller.

7:58 p.m.: Bucs sign tight end Evan Landi per his agent David Canter on Twitter.

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