The Falcons, who selected nine players in the 2014 NFL Draft, have signed 20 rookie free agents, the club said on Monday.
Wisconsin tight end Jacob Pedersen is among Atlanta’s post-draft signees. The 6-foot-5, 240-pound Pedersen caught 39 passes for 541 yards and three TDs for the Badgers in 2013. The Falcons also signed another Badgers tight end, Brian Wozniak (6-4, 255), who caught six passes for Wisconsin a season ago.
The Falcons have also added a rookie quarterback, signing Cornell’s Jeff Mathews, who threw for an Ivy League-record 11,284 yards in his four-season career (2010-2013).
The Falcons’ other undrafted free agent signings are as follows: Boise State wide receiver Geraldo Boldewijn, Hawaii linebacker Brenden Daley, Auburn defensive end Nosa Eguae, Utah State cornerback Devonta Glover-Wright, Miami (Fla.) fullback Maurice Hagens, Arkansas State wide receiver Julian Jones, North Greenville wide receiver Freddie Martino, Vanderbilt outside linebacker Walker May, South Carolina safety Kimario McFadden, Kent State fullback Roosevelt Nix, Toledo wide receiver Bernard Reedy, Kentucky defensive tackle Donte Rumph, Tennessee outside linebacker Jacques Smith, Syracuse running back Jerome Smith, Tennessee center James Stone, Kansas State wide receiver Tramaine Thompson and Pittsburgh punter Matt Yoklic.