In addition to the four players taken during the seven rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft, there were three more Hogs who have signed free agent deals.
WR Javontee Herndon (San Diego Chargers)- Herndon joins the 2014's top rookie WR Keenan Allen, who should have been named the Offensive Rookie of the Year.
OT David Hurd (Miami Dolphins)- You may have heard the Dolphins had some trouble off the field from their offensive linemen. Since two are gone from a year ago, the odds are doubled in Hurd's favor.
DT Robert Thomas (Washington Redskins)- Please, Robert. Whatever you do, don't go the way of Albert Haynesworth in DC. Except for the money (7 years, $100 million)... that would be good.
NFL teams have a little money left over at the end of the year to have players come into their rookie camps and tryout for a spot on the 53-man roster or the practice squad. They take the sum and divvy it up among some of the top undrafted players.
Assuming they find their way on a roster, undrafted free agents usually make the league rookie minimum with a signing bonus comparatively smaller than their drafted counterparts.
Here are a few of the names on a list of the top undrafted free agents compiled by Real Clear Sports: Adrian Foster, Wes Welker, Priest Holmes, Adam Vinatieri, Rod Smith, Jeff Saturday, Kurt Warner, Antonio Gates, and Warren Moon.
Tennessee leads the SEC with 8 players who were signed as unrestricted free agents.