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Redskins Sign Seven, Including Two Draft Picks


The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed 2012 sixth-round draft picks running back Alfred Morris (173rd overall) and tackle Tom Compton (193rd overall).

The team also signed five college free agents, including:

Brian Hernandez, WR (6-0, 181) Utah

Delvin Johnson, DL (6-3, 321) Marshall

Samuel Kirkland, WR (6-0, 191) Kent State

Nick Martinez, OL (6-4, 307) Oklahoma State

Beau Reliford, TE (6-6, 268) Florida State 

Morris (5-10, 215) played collegiately at Florida Atlantic, where he appeared in 47 games, starting his final 36.

He finished his collegiate career at FAU as the school's all-time leader in rushing yards (3,529), rushing attempts (733), rushing touchdowns (27), rushing yards per game (75.1) and all-purpose yards (3,843).

Compton (6-5, 315) played collegiately at South Dakota where he started all 43 games in which he played. He was a two-time first-team All-Great West Conference selection (2010 & 2011).

The team also waived college free agent defensive lineman Vaughn Meatoga and wide receiver Kelvin Bolden.

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