Six Tigers Sign Free Agent Contracts
Hometown: Saint Marys,
GA (Camden County HS)
Years Played: 2007 - 2011
Clemson, SC—Six members of Clemson’s 2012 ACC Championship team had signed free agent contracts with NFL teams as of Monday afternoon. The following list is in addition to the four former Tigers who were drafted Friday and Saturday.
The list of signees includes linemen Landon WalkerLandon Walker
Gr. Offensive Tackle
#72 6-6, 305
North Wilkesboro, NC
View Full Profile with the Cincinnati Bengals, Antoine McClainAntoine McClain
Sr. Offensive Guard
#74 6-6, 335
View Full Profile with the Baltimore Ravens, Rennie MooreRennie Moore
RS Sr. Defensive Tackle
#94 6-3, 265
Saint Marys, GA
View Full Profile with the Houston Texas and Kourtnei BrownKourtnei Brown
Gr. Defensive End
#90 6-6, 255
View Full Profile with the San Francisco 49ers. Walker played more snaps than any other Clemson player in history with over 3100 plays, while McClain was a three-year starter in the offensive line.
Moore did not start until this season, but had 10 tackles for loss, second on the team. Brown scored two touchdowns on returns in the win over North Carolina, a first for a Clemson lineman since the 1950s.
Punter Dawson ZimmermanDawson Zimmerman
Sr. Punter / Kicker
#96 6-2, 205
View Full Profile has signed with the Atlanta Falcons and fullback Chad DiehlChad Diehl
RS Sr. Fullback
#30 6-2, 260
View Full Profile has signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Zimmerman finished his career sixth in school history in punting average, while Diehl played in 57 games, a school record.
Starting offensive tackle Philip Price also could sign with a team this week as well.
Last Friday, Andre BranchAndre Branch
#40 6-5, 260
View Full Profile was taken in the second round of the NFL draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars, the 38th selection of the draft. Dwayne AllenDwayne Allen
RS Jr. Tight End
#83 6-3, 255
View Full Profile, the winner of the John Mackey Award this past season, was the first pick of the third round by the Indianapolis Colts. Second-team All-ACC defensive tackle Brandon ThompsonBrandon Thompson
Sr. Defensive Tackle
#98 6-2, 310
View Full Profile went in the third round to the Cincinnati Bengals, the 93rd overall selection, and Coty SensabaughCoty Sensabaugh
Gr. Defensive Back
#15 6-0, 180
View Full Profile was the 115th selection of the draft, a fourth round selection.