Six Wolverines Sign Free Agent NFL Contracts

April 27, 2010

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Six former members of the University of Michigan football program joined the three draftees by signing free agent contracts with National Football League teams Monday (April 26) following the 2010 NFL Draft concluded April 24.

Cornerback Donovan Warren (Long Beach, Calif./Polytechnic HS), who left Michigan following his junior year, signed a free agent deal with the New York Jets. He was the only undrafted Wolverine to sign with an AFC team. Warren joins his godfather, former NFL safety Mark Carrier, who is the defensive line coach for the Jets.

Five seniors from last year's squad signed free agent contracts with NFC teams. Wide receiver Greg Mathews (Orlando, Fla./Edgewater HS) and tailback Brandon Minor (Richmond, Va./Varina HS) joined the Chicago Bears organization, offensive tackle Mark Ortmann (Klein, Texas/Klein HS) reached agreement with the Carolina Panthers, offensive guard/center David Moosman (Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville HS) signed with the Arizona Cardinals and tailback Carlos Brown (Franklin, Ga./Heard County HS) inked a deal with the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints.

Contact: David Ablauf (734) 763-4423

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