Tennessee football 2024 NFL undrafted free agent tracker

2007 NFL Draft - April 28, 2007
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The 2024 NFL Draft is over and Tennessee football sent three VFLs to the NFL through this year's draft. With the draft over, teams and prospects now turn to free agency to sign undrafted free agents to build out their camp roster, while prospects look to earn their roster spot in the league.

All three Vols were drafted on day three, which isn’t much of a surprise given where they ranked among their peers in the draft. Jaylen Wright had the potential to be a day two pick but NFL GMs did not seem to value this year’s running back class, with many falling to day three.

Once the NFL Draft wraps up, teams and players are quickly looking to fill out their camp rosters. This gives guys that aren’t drafted an opportunity to prove their worth to the franchise that signs them to a “prove it” contract.

Tennessee currently has nine players signed to undrafted free agent (UDFA) contracts with teams throughout the league. Here are all of the Vols that have signed a contract with their new team for an opportunity to make an NFL roster.

McCallan Castles. TE. player. 54. McCallan Castles (UDFA). . Signed UDFA. McCallan Castles. .

McCallan Castles only spent one season in Knoxville as Tennessee’s tight end but he made the most of it. He caught 22 passes for 283 yards and five touchdowns in his lone season on Rocky Top. His five touchdowns were the second-most receiving touchdowns on the team last season.

There was the possibility Castles would be drafted in the seventh round but nothing developed for the Tennessee tight end after a solid season so he went on to sign an UDFA contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Signed UDFA. . player. 28. Ramel Keyton (UDFA). Ramel Keyton. . Ramel Keyton. WR.

Opposite of Castles, Ramel Keyton spent five seasons at Tennessee. He caught 35 passes for 642 yards and six touchdowns as a senior, finishing his career with 1,456 receiving yards yards and 11 touchdowns.

Keyton will start his NFL career in Las Vegas after agreeing to an UDFA contract with the Raiders. He will join Davante Adams in the Raiders receiver room and rookie tight end Brock Bowers this summer.

. . Jacob Warren. Signed UDFA. . player. 47. TE. Jacob Warren (UDFA). Jacob Warren

Jacob Warren is another player that ended his five-year career at Tennessee this past season. He finished his career with 53 receptions for 607 yards and eight touchdowns on Rocky Top after having a career-high 191 receiving yards and four touchdowns in his final season.

We may have not seen Warren’s final snap with Joe Milton under center. Milton was drafted by the New England Patriots and Warren signed his UDFA contract with the Pats.

Dee Williams. Dee Williams. Signed UDFA. player. WR. Dee Williams (UDFA). . . 36.

Dee Williams did a lot for the Vols. He started out as a defensive back, then transitioned to a receiver, and did all that while serving as Tennessee’s return specialist for punts and kickoffs. He finished his career with two punt return touchdowns and 814 total return yards in two seasons on Rocky Top.

Williams is one of two Vols that have signed an UDFA contract with the Seattle Seahawks and will look to make an immediate impact on their special teams unit.

Jaylen McCollough (UDFA). DB. player. . Jaylen McCollough. . Signed UDFA. Jaylen McCollough. 51.

Another five-year player, Jaylen McCollough played in 55 games for the Vols and was a consistent force in the Tennessee secondary. He finished his career with 241 career tackles and six interceptions.

McCollough is the second team captain to find a home in the UDFA market after signing a contract with the Los Angeles Rams.

Signed UDFA. . . 87. Jeremiah Crawford (UDFA). . . . . OL

Jeremiah Crawford came to Tennessee from Butler Community College and spent three years on Rocky Top before graduating. He started 13 games and appeared in 30 games in his career at Tennessee while allowing only a couple of sacks in his career.

He will look to carry that success and reliablity across the state border to Charlotte as he has signed an UDFA contract with the Carolina Panthers.

. Gabe Jeudy-Lally. player. Signed UDFA. Gabe Jeudy-Lally (UDFA). . Gabe Jeudy-Lally. DB. 35.

Gabe Jeudy-Lally came to Tennessee through the transfer portal from Brigham Young and became an immediate playmaker in the secondary. He finished his finaly year in college with 41 tackles, one sack, and one interception.

The Vols have one player staying in the Volunteer State so far with Jeudy-Lally taking his talents to the Music City, signing an UDFA contract with the Tennessee Titans.

Aaron Beasley. LB. player. Signed UDFA. . Aaron Beasley (UDFA). Aaron Beasley. 36. .

Aaron Beasley jumped onto the scene his junior season in 2021, recording 84 tackles and 1.5 sacks, leading to 238 career tackles, 7.5 sacks, and one interception. His knack for finding the football allowed him to transition into a dependable middle linebacker for the Vols over the past three seasons.

Beasley is the other Vol joining the Seahawks in Seattle, joining Dee Williams. The Seahawks are rebuilding their defense, so Beasley must go to work and compete for a roster spot under first-year head coach Mike Macdonald.

player. . Jabari Small. RB. 35. . . Jabari Small (UDFA). Signed UDFA. Jabari Small

Jabari Small was a valuable asset to the Tennessee offense over his four years on Rocky Top. He rushed for a combined 2,118 and 24 touchdowns in his college career, with his Sophomore and Junior years being his best. His Senior season dip isn’t a result of dropping off, but rather an uptick in success from other backs like Jaylen Wright.

Jabari is the most recent Vol to sign a deal with an NFL team. He will join Gabe Jeudy-Lally with the Titans this summer, hoping to work his way up the Titans’ running back depth chart.