The Bucs have signed the following players to tryout contracts for this weekend's three-day rookie mini-camp:
DE Tommy Blake (Texas Christian) DT Chris Bradwell (Troy) DE Daniel Brooks (Jackson State) K Art Carmody (Louisville) T Jared Carnes (South Florida) G Jackie Claude (Florida State) LB Derrick Doggett (Oregon State) WR Wes Doyle (San Diego) CB Bryan Flowers (Jacksonville) DE Vegas Franklin (Miami) CB Byron Gravin (Kansas State) RB Lavarius Giles (Jackson State) K Chris Gould (Virginia) T Floyd Headen (West Texas State) WR Bruce Hocker (Duquesne) S Anthony Houlis (Florida State) WR Amari Jackson (South Florida) CB Brandon Jackson (Georgia Southern) S Kyle Jackson (Florida State) FB Langston Johnson (Yale) LB Adam Kadela (Northwestern) QB Sam Keller (Nebraska) T Adam Kleft (Central Michigan) TE Gerald Landry (Southern) TE Jon Loyte (Boston College) LB Ron McCullough (Bethune Cookman) LB Corey McKeon (Nebraska) DT Tywain Miles (Tarleton State) DT Alphonso Moran (Kansas State) WR Derrick Richards (Utah) C John Rochford (Miami) CB Junior Rosegreen (Auburn) LS Garrison Sanborn (Florida State) G Pat Schwenke (West Texas A&M) LS Garrison Sanborn (Florida State) G Pat Schwenke (West Texas A&M) RB Clifton Smith (Fresno State) LB Gian Villante (Hofstra) OL Walter Walker (South Florida) FB Stan White (Ohio State)
In addition, four first-year Bucs players –defensive end Marquies Gunn, cornerback Marcus Hamilton, guard Brian Johnson and wide receiver Charles Spiller – are eligible to practice, giving the Bucs a total of 54 players participating in the rookie mini-camp this weekend.
In related news, Tampa Bay's seven picks from the 2008 NFL Draft have been assigned jersey numbers, which can be viewed below:
CB Aqib Talib – No. 25 WR Dexter Jackson – No. 1 OL Jeremy Zuttah – No. 76 DT Dre' Moore – No. 67 QB Josh Johnson – No. 11 LB Geno Hayes – No. 45 RB Cory Boyd – No. 39
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