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ANN ARBOR Michigan wholesale nfl jerseys set a program record for NFL draft picks with 11 selections this year.

However, they aren't the only former Wolverines who will get a shot at making a NFL roster.

Following the conclusion of the draft on Saturday night, seven Michigan players reportedly signed with teams as undrafted free agents. The group includes offensive linemen Erik Magnuson (San Francisco 49ers) and Kyle Kalis (Washington Redskins), defensive tackle Matt Godin (Houston Texans), safety Dymonte Thomas (Denver Broncos), cornerback Channing Stribling (Cleveland Browns), punter Kenny Allen (Baltimore Ravens) and running back De'Veon Smith (Miami Dolphins). Saturday.

Although it's not as glamorous as being picked in the draft, the free agency route is one frequently taken by players to the NFL. They will at least have an opportunity to go to camp and fight for a spot on a 53 man roster, or get signed to a practice squad.

Magnuson, 6 foot 6 and 305 pounds, started all 13 games at right tackle last season as a fifth year senior. He was a first team All Big Ten selection. He recorded 70 tackles, one interception and 10 Cheap China Jerseys pass breakups.

Michigan safety Dymonte Thomas texted me that he's going to Denver. He's a Marlington High graduate. He recorded 26 tackles, including two for a loss, and one sack. He recorded Cheap China Jerseys 28 tackles, including three for a loss, one sack and team highs with four interceptions and 17 pass break ups the fourth highest single season total in program history. Stribling was cheap jerseys named a second team All Big Ten selection and was invited to the NFL combine. He averaged 43.3 yards per punt and made 19 of 23 field goals, including the final 15 attempts of his career, and was a second team All Big Ten selection.

Smith, 5 11 and 223 pounds, led Michigan in rushing in each of his final three seasons and had 181 carries for 846 yards and 10 touchdowns last year. He was named an honorable mention All Big Ten selection and invited to the NFL combine.
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