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Giants sign 9 undrafted rookie free agents


Roster-building doesn't end with the draft.

In addition to their seven-man draft class, the New York Giants announced the signings of nine undrafted free agents with rookie minicamp here. They will have an opportunity just like everyone else to make the final roster in the fall and can start to showcase their skills in the upcoming OTAs and rookie minicamp.

"Yeah, we are always going to be looking to continue to improve," general manager Joe Schoen said after the conclusion of last week's draft. "We'll never be satisfied. We'll continue. Again, right now is another opportunity to add players and depth in competition with the college free agency process. Then we'll have a rookie minicamp next weekend, so we'll have some players that will be here for that. Ideally, we have a bunch of 53 Pro Bowlers, but that's impossible. We'll continue to find where we need to add depth or maybe light on a starter or whatever it may be, but we'll continue to add depth and competition at all times."

Here is a look at the undrafted rookies with their college bios below.

  • DE Habakkuk Baldonado, Pittsburgh
  • LB Troy Brown, Mississippi
  • DB Alex Cook, Washington
  • QB Tommy DeVito, Illinois
  • WR Bryce Ford-Wheaton, West Virginia
  • DB Gemon Green, Michigan
  • LB Dyontae Johnson, Toledo
  • TE Ryan Jones, East Carolina
  • LS Cameron Lyons, North Carolina-Charlotte

View photos of all of the Giants' 2023 undrafted free agent signings.

DE Habakkuk Baldonado

  • College: Pittsburgh
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 260
  • Hometown: Rome, Italy Scouting Report:

  • Comes off the snap with hip explosion.
  • Does his part to challenge the pulling block and spill the runner wide.
  • Lateral quickness with ability to get skinny to slip into B-gap.
  • Glides around the interior with basketball player-like footwork to find the back.
  • Knocks tackle off-balance and works back inside to the quarterback.
  • Has a hop-and-chop edge move in his bag.
  • Athleticism creates rush opportunities in gaming fronts.

2022: Started all nine games he played in during the regular season, missing three contests due to injury (Rhode Island, Duke and Miami)…totaled 25 tackles, five tackles for loss, two sacks, two pass breakups and a blocked kick…had a season-high four tackles in three separate games (West Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia Tech)…had three stops and a sack at Virginia…blocked a punt against Virginia Tech…a semifinalist for the National Football Foundation (NFF) William V. Campbell Trophy, presented to the college football's top scholar-athlete…named to the All-ACC Academic Football Team…selected to play in the East-West Shrine Bowl all-star game.

2021: Started all 14 games at defensive end…voted All-ACC (second team)…compiled 42 tackles, 11.5 TFLs, nine sacks, a forced fumble and fumble recovery on the year…twice had a career-high seven tackles (Western Michigan and Wake Forest in the ACC Championship Game)…had a personal-best 2.5 TFLs against Western Michigan…had four tackles, a career-high two sacks, a forced fumble and fumble recovery at Tennessee…had four stops and 1.5 sacks against North Carolina.

2020: Limited to four games due to injury…totaled three tackles on the year…had a season-high two tackles against Virginia Tech.

2019: Played in all 13 games as a reserve defensive end…totaled 30 tackles, 5.5 TFLs, four sacks and a fumble recovery…named to the Pro Football Focus ACC Team of the Week for his performance against Delaware…had a season-high four stops and 1.5 sacks against the Blue Hens…also logged four tackles against Ohio, Penn State and Duke…had three tackles, including two TFLs and a sack against UCF…recovered a fumble at Duke.

2018: Played in one game as a true freshman, preserving a redshirt…lone appearance came on special teams against Clemson in the ACC Championship.

High School: Gained significant FBS recruiting interest despite playing just one season of high school football in the United States…played three years of American football in his native Italy (Rome) before moving to Florida in 2017…played defensive end and receiver at Clearwater Academy International under Coach Jesse Chinchar…totaled 83 tackles, a whopping 30.5 sacks, nine forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries on defense…as a receiver, averaged 24.4 yards per reception (nine catches for 220 yards) and scored two touchdowns.

Personal: Habakkuk Thomas Baldonado, born 9/6/99, is the son of Paola Franceschelli…has one brother…earned his bachelor's degree in economics and is now enrolled in Pitt's Katz Graduate School of Business.

LB Troy Brown

  • College: Mississippi
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 220
  • Hometown: Flint, Mich.

*Career Highlights: *

  • 2022 All-SEC Third Team (PFF College)
  • 2022 Lott Impact Trophy Quarterfinalist
  • 2022 Butkus Award Watch List
  • 2021 First-Team All-MAC
  • 2020 First-Team All-MAC
  • 2019 First-Team All-MAC
  • 2019 Herb Deromedi Team MVP

2022: Appeared in all 13 games with 12 starts at linebacker ... Led the team with 93 total tackles ... Finished second on the team with five pass breakups ... Registered four quarterback hurries and one forced fumble ... vs. Troy (9/3/22): Came away with 11 total tackles and a QB hurry as the Rebels' starting middle linebacker against the Trojans ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/10/22): Led the team in tackles (5) and pass breakups (2) as the starting linebacker, while also logging one QB hurry as well ... at Georgia Tech (9/17/22): Made a total of three tackles as the team's starting linebacker ... vs. Tulsa (9/24/22): Hit double-digit tackles for the second time this season, tallying 10 including three solo tackles and 0.5 TFLs … Also notched two QB hurries ... vs. Kentucky (10/1/22): Finished the game as the leading tackler for the Rebels, making a total of nine including one TFL and 0.5 sacks … Also logged a pass breakup on the day ... at Vanderbilt (10/8/22): Racked up seven total tackles against the Commodores, including one TFL as the team's starting linebacker ... vs. Auburn (10/15/22): Started at linebacker for the Rebels, where he logged seven total tackles and one pass breakup in the team's 48-34 win ... at LSU (10/22/22): Logged eight tackles against the Tigers, including six solo tackles ... at Texas A&M (10/29/22): Came off the bench to make five tackles for the Rebel defense ... vs. Alabama (11/12/22): Tallied six tackles for the Rebel defense as the Rebels' starting linebacker ... at Arkansas (11/19/22): Ended his night with a total of six tackles in the team's loss to the Razorbacks ... vs. Mississippi State (11/24/22): Capped off his regular season with a career-high 14 tackles against the Bulldogs, while also forcing a fumble and breaking up one pass in the team's regular season finale ... vs. Texas Tech (12/28/22): Started at linebacker, but was disqualified for targeting in the second quarter ... Preseason watch list for Butkus Award ... Preseason All-America third team (PFF).

Central Michigan: Appeared in 41 career games for the Chippewas over four seasons ... Started 30 games at linebacker ... Was a three-time first-team All-MAC selection ... Finished career at CMU with 215 tackles, 31.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, five interceptions and three forced fumbles ... Earned all-conference honors in 2021 despite missing two games in the middle of the season with an injury ... Ended the 2021 campaign with 66 total tackles ...Tallied 91 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss and three interceptions as a sophomore in 2020 ... His 75 solo tackles ranked second in the MAC and No. 20 nationally.

High School: Ranked 46th on Detroit Free Press Fab 50 ... No. 47 on MLive Top 50 Class of 2017 ... Led Cavaliers to Saginaw Valley Blue championship and playoff berth ... Coached by Jerry Parker.

DB Alex Cook

  • College: Washington
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 196
  • Hometown: Sacramento, California

2022: Voted a captain for the 2022 season ... started all 13 games ... finished the season as the Huskies' leading tackler, with 82 ... three tackles, including one for a loss, vs. Kent State ... three stops vs. Portland State ... game-high nine tackles, including one for a loss, in the win over No. 11 Michigan State ... seven tackles in the win over Stanford ... career-high 11 tackles at UCLA ... eight tackles at Arizona State ... had eight tackles in the win over Arizona ... made six stops in the win at California ... had four tackles in the win over Oregon State ... notched six stops in the win over No. 6 Oregon ... team-high six tackles in the win over Colorado ... six tackles, including one for a loss, in the win at Washington State ... five tackles and a pass break-up in the Alamo Bowl win over Texas ... won the Guy Flaherty Most Inspirational Award – the team's oldest and most prestigious honor – at the team's postseason awards banquet ... also won the Defensive Skill Player of Year, the Chuck Niemi Big Hit Award, and the Starving Dawg Award (for his work in the weight room).

2021: Played in 11 games, starting nine ... made two tackles and a pass break up in the Montana game ... started the Michigan game, where he notched seven tackles ... started and had four tackles and a blocked punt in the win over Arkansas State ... named the UW coaches' special teams player of the game for the Arkansas State game ... seven tackles in a start vs. Cal ... made six stops in a start at Oregon State ... five tackles in a start vs. UCLA ... made two tackles as a starter at Arizona ... missed the Stanford game due to injury ... returned to action vs. Oregon, making one tackle ... returned to the starting lineup vs. Arizona State, when he seven tackles and an interception, which he returned 36 yards ... recorded two tackles as a starter at Colorado ... two tackles, one for a loss, vs. Washington State ... won the Earle T. Glant Tough Husky Award at the postseason awards banquet.

2020: Played in all four games, starting three of them ... made his first start on defense in the season-opening win over Oregon State, finishing with two tackles ... started the first three games of the season ... four tackles in the win over Arizona ... made two stops in the comeback win over Utah.

2019: Played in all 13 games during the 2019 season ... made one tackle in the Huskies' win over Hawai'i, after which he was named the UW coaches' special teams player of the week ... made a tackle at Stanford ... one tackle vs. Oregon ... named the UW coaches' special teams player of the week for a second time this season following the Oregon State game.

2018: Played in 12 games, starting one ... saw his first action in the win over North Dakota, when he had one catch for 26 yards ... played in each game other than the opener vs. Auburn and the Pac-12 title game ... started against Ohio State in the Rose Bowl.

2017 : Did not see any game action during the 2017 season ... redshirted.

High School: Named first-team Sacramento Bee All-Metro as a defensive back in 2016 ... Huskies went 8-4 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs as a senior in 2016 ... made 26 catches for 609 yards (a 23.4-yard average) and eight TDs and also rushed for 369 yards and three scores on just 39 carries as a senior ... credited with 92 total tackles and also returned kicks and punts for Sheldon ... as a junior, caught 46 passes for 703 yards and seven TDs while recording 48 tackles ... PrepStar All-West Region ... named to the Tacoma News-Tribune's Western 100 ... listed as the No. 220 overall prospect and No. 32 receiver in the nation by ... played for coach Joe Cattolico as a senior.

QB Tommy DeVito

  • College: Illinois
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 210
  • Hometown: Cedar Grove, N.J.

2022: All-Big Ten honorable mention (media)... Illinois' Coaches Appreciation Award winner for offense... Started all 13 games at quarterback... 279-for-369 passing for 2,650 yards and 15 touchdowns on the season... Illinois record 69.6% completion percentage... Fourth in the nation and led the Big Ten in completion percentage (69.6%)... Seventh in the Big Ten in passing yards (2,650)... 15 touchdown passes to only four interceptions... 141.22 pass efficiency rating ranked second in Illinois history and ranked sixth in the Big Ten... Also ran for six touchdowns on the season... Led Illinois in total offense with 2,685 yards and ranked ninth in the Big Ten... Career highs in completions (257), passing yards (2,650), completion percentage (69.6%), passing efficiency (141.22), and rushing touchdowns (6)... No. 23 graded quarterback in the nation and No. 2 in the Big Ten (85.2) behind only C.J. Stroud, according to PFF... No. 21 passing in the nation, according to PFF... No. 6 fumble/ball security grade in the nation among quarterbacks (74.8), according to PFF... Completed 20 of his 22 passes for 179 yards and two touchdowns at Nebraska 10/29/22, setting the Illinois program record and Nebraska's Memorial Stadium record for completion percentage (90.9)... Career-high three rushing touchdowns at Wisconsin 10/1/22... Career-high 332 passing yards against Chattanooga 9/22/22... Golden Arm watch list... Tied Illini record for a quarterback with three rushing TDs in win at Wisconsin (10/1/22)

Syracuse (2017-21): Stepped into the starting role as a sophomore in 2019... Missed most of the 2020 season due to injury... As a freshman in 2018, served as the second-string quarterback and led the Orange to critical wins over Florida State and North Carolina... Played in 24 games with 15 starts over three seasons... Completed 305-of-520 (.586) passes for 3,478 yards and 27 touchdowns with 10 interceptions, while rushing for 128 yards and three scores... 3,606 career yards of total offense and 26 touchdowns responsible for... Ranked in the top 10 all-time at Syracuse in completion percentage (7th, 58.6), passer rating (8th, 128.1), passing yards per game (7th, 144.9), touchdown passes (7th, 27), completions (9th, 305) and passing yards (10th, 3,478)... Two career 300-yard passing games... Five career games with 3+ touchdown passes... Streak of 212 pass attempts without an interception from 2019 through the first two games of 2020, the longest streak in Syracuse history... 2019 All-ACC Academic Team

High School: Two-year starter for head coach Greg Toal... No. 136 in the ESPN 300... Ranked eighth nationally by ESPN among pocket passers... No. 8 pro-style quarterback in the Class of 2017, according to 247Sports... Ranked No. 14 among pro-style quarterbacks by Rivals... No. 39 overall quarterback in the class, according to Scout... Starter for Team Highlight at the 2017 Under Armour All-America Game... Nike Football Elite 11 finalist and named to The Opening Finals 7-on-7 All-Tournament Team... Two-time All-State selection, including first-team honors in 2015... Named to the 2016 American Family Insurance All-USA New Jersey Second Team by USA Today... 2015 MSG Varsity All-Metro First Team Offense... PrepStar All-East Region selection... As a junior, led the Ironmen to a 9-3 record and the 2015 New Jersey Non-Public 4 state title... As a senior captain, passed for 2,005 yards and 16 touchdowns... Threw for 3,800 yards and 35 TDs in his career... Team MVP

WR Bryce Ford-Wheaton

  • College: West Virginia
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 224
  • Hometown: Fuquay-Varina, N.C.

Career Highlights

  • Played in 46 career games, including 32 starts
  • Three 100-yard receiving games in his career
  • Three multi-touchdown games in his career
  • Finished his WVU career No. 12 in receptions (143), tied for No. 15 in receiving touchdowns (7) and No. 18 in yards (1,867)

2022: All-Big 12 Conference Second Team (coaches, Phil Steele)... Started all 12 games at wide receiver... Led WVU in receptions (62) and receiving touchdowns (7) and was second in yards (675)... Ranked No. 2 in the Big 12 in receptions per game (5.2), receiving touchdowns (7) and No. 9 in receiving yards per game (56.2)... Hauled in seven catches for 36 yards and a touchdown against Oklahoma... Reeled in his sixth touchdown of the year at Iowa State... Caught three passes for 51 yards vs. TCU... Posted five receptions for 53 yards and a touchdown at Texas Tech... Finished with five catches for 51 yards against Baylor... Tallied a team-high 93 yards receiving on eight receptions at Texas... Hauled in a trio of catches for 23 yards at Virginia Tech to eclipse 1,500 yards in his career... Caught four passes for 47 yards against Towson... Reeled in 11 catches for 152 yards, both are career bests, and scored twice against Kansas... Of note, 84 of his 152 yards vs. KU came after the catch... First Mountaineer to have multiple receiving touchdowns in back-to-back games since David Sills V from Oct. 25-Nov. 3, 2018... Finished with 97 yards on nine catches and two touchdowns at Pitt

2021: Played in 12 games at wide receiver and started nine... Tied for No. 2 on the team with 42 catches for 575 yards, second on the team, and three touchdowns, tied for No. 3 on the team... All-Big 12 Fourth Team (Phil Steele)... All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Coaches)... Missed Kansas game due to lower-leg injury... Has recorded two career 100-yard receiving performances... Had three catches for 58 yards with a long of 31 against Texas... Had a team-high 67 yards on five catches at Kansas State... Big day against Iowa State included six catches for had career highs with 106 yards and two touchdowns... Led team with six catches at TCU, totaling 65 yards... Had four catches for 45 yards at Baylor... Caught eight passes for 93 yards at Oklahoma; his eight grabs tied a career high... Lone catch against Virginia Tech was a 29-yard touchdown... Finished with three catches for 54 yards against LIU, including a long of 27... Began season with three catches for 43 yards at Maryland with a long of 19... First player in WVU history to wear No. 0

2020: Started all nine games in which he played at wide receiver... Recorded 27 catches, fourth-best on the team and 416 yards and three touchdowns, both second-most on the team... Concluded campaign with a four-catch, 51-yard performance against Army in the Liberty Bowl... Finished with a career-high six catches for 55 yards at Texas... WVU Offensive Player of the Week: Kansas... Caught three passes for a career-high 104 yards against Kansas State, which included a career-long 58-yarder... Found the end zone against Kansas, finishing with five catches for 89 yards and the score... Caught three passes for 28 yards, including a 6-yard touchdown in overtime, against Baylor... Earned the start against Eastern Kentucky, hauling in four catches for 67 yards and a touchdown... First player in WVU history to wear No. 0... Iron Mountaineer Award winner

2019: Added depth at wide receiver... Played in 11 games and started two... Saw action on 254 plays, including 222 offensive snaps... Used on 15 or more plays in nine games, including a season-high 31 offensive plays against Texas Tech... Finished the season with 12 catches for 201 yards and two touchdowns with a long reception of 50 yards... Didn't see action at TCU due to a foot injury... Hauled in one catch for 20 yards against Oklahoma State... Posted the second touchdown of his career on career long, 50-yard game-winning catch at Kansas State... Logged three catches for 39 yards against Texas Tech... Caught a career-high three passes for 23 yards, with a long of 10 yards, at Baylor... Earned his first career start against Iowa State... Found the end zone for the first time in his career on a 12-yard score against Texas... Also tallied a career long, 31-yard catch vs. the Longhorns... Tallied his first career reception against James Madison

2018: Redshirted... Saw action against Baylor

High School: Played for coach Robert Furth at Holly Springs High... All-SWAC selection as a senior... Selected to the 2017 Shrine Bowl for Team North Carolina... Team offensive MVP as a senior despite missing six games due to a shoulder injury... Three-year starter for Holly Springs... Three-star ranking by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports... 247Sports ranks him the No. 27 best prospect in North Carolina and the No. 135 wide receiver overall... ESPN ranks him No. 23 in the state and No. 144 nationally at his position... Rivals lists him as the No. 34 best recruit in North Carolina... Second-team South Wake All-Conference selection... Also played defensive back and ran track for Holly Springs... Sophomore and junior totals combined were 42 catches for 479 yards with a long reception of 66 yards... Averaged 11.4 yards per catch in those two years with six touchdowns... Also as a sophomore and junior totaled 184 rushing yards and two touchdowns with an average of 11.5 yards per carry

Personal: Son of Keith Wheaton and Tracie Ford... One of three children (1 brother, 1 sister)... Third generation Mountaineer behind grandfather Garrett Ford Sr. and uncle Garrett Ford Jr., who were standout running backs at West Virginia... Grandfather was also longtime athletics administrator at WVU... Graduated in December 2021 with his bachelor's degree in sport management... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

DB Gemon Green

  • College: Michigan
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 186
  • Hometown: DeSoto, Texas

Career Highlights:

  • All-Big Ten selection (honorable mention, coaches and media, 2022)
  • Appeared in 42 games with 24 starts at cornerback; in one game he played special teams only
  • Four-year letterman (2019-20-21-22) 

2022: Appeared in 13 games at cornerback with 10 starts; made 20 tackles and broke up four passes to earn his fourth varsity letter... All-Big Ten selection (consensus honorable mention)

2021: Appeared in 12 games with six starts at cornerback; made 24 tackles with a shared tackle for loss and also broke up two passes including one interception to earn his third varsity letter... Shared Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance against Northern Illinois

2020: Started all six games at cornerback; made 22 tackles with a team-high nine pass breakups to earn his second varsity letter... In his first career start at Minnesota (Oct. 24), broke up three passes and made a pair of tackles playing defensive back and contributing on special teams

2019: Appeared in 11 games, playing all 11 on special teams and one game on defense with five tackles to earn his first varsity letter

2018: Did not see game action

Prep: Attended DeSoto High School (2018) coached by Todd Peterman... Helped lead DeSoto to an undefeated 16-0 season and the Class 6A Division II state championship in 2016

Key Statistics: Tallied 24 tackles, three interceptions with one returned for a touchdown, one fumble recovery and nine pass breakups senior year... Recorded 36 tackles, 25 passes defended, and two interceptions as a junior in 2016 

Honors and Rankings: three-star prospect, ranked No. 536 overall and the No. 47 cornerback... Rivals four-star recruit, ranked the 42nd-best prospect in Texas the No. 37 cornerback nationally... ESPN four-star prospect, rated the No. 43 cornerback nationally and the 63rd-best prospect in the state of Texas... Invited to play for the National USA 19U football team in the International Bowl at AT&T Stadium... Selected as the defensive back MVP at the 2017 Nike Opening at Dallas and was invited to The Opening Finals in Oregon... Earned first-team all-district honors as a junior and senior... Listed as the ninth-best cornerback prospect in Texas by Lone Star Prospects 

Personal: Gemon Green was born October 20, 1999... Twin brother of fellow Wolverine defensive back German Green... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts, majoring in general studies

LB Dyontae Johnson

  • College: Toledo
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 230
  • Hometown Detroit, Mich.

2022: Named pre-season Second-Team All-MAC by Athlon.

2021: Third-Team All-MAC..Fourth on team with 86 tackles...Started all 13 games...Named MAC West Defensive Player of the Week for his performance vs. Notre Dame on Sept. 11...Led the Rockets with 10 tackles vs. the Irish, including 1.5 tackles for loss, and one quarterback hurry....Career-high 13 tackles and 1.0 TFL vs. NIU...10 tackles vs. Ohio...Five tackles and 1.5 TFL vs. BGSU...Four tackles and two pass breakups vs. Ball State...Had a game-high 10 tackles in the Bahamas Bowl against Middle Tennessee State. 

2020: Led team with 47 tackles...Also had 4.5 TFLs...Led team in tackles in four of six games...Seven tackles, 2.0 TFL, and a forced fumble at NIU...10 tackles vs. CMU...Nine tackles at WMU. 

2019: Played in all 12 games as a reserve at linebacker, making 23 tackles...Four tackles against both Murray State and Ball State.

2018: Played in all 13 games, making eight tackles...Season-high three tackles vs Ball State and Western Michigan. 

High School: Three-star prospect according to and 247 Sports…Helped Cass Tech to an MHSAA state championship and an undefeated season in 2016 and regional titles in 2016 and 2017…Received the team's Linebacker Leadership Award as a junior and senior...Attended same high school as current Rockets Edrick Mathews and Kelvin Ateman, and former Rockets Kishon Wilcher and DeJuan Rogers. 

Personal: Full name is Dyontae Antjuan Johnson...Mother is Makita Jones...Has one brother, Davion, and one sister, Dari...Mechanical engineering technology major.

TE Ryan Jones

  • College: East Carolina
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 247
  • Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina 

Career Notes: Two-time letterwinner at East Carolina (2021-22) who started six of 24 contests … Caught 78 career passes for 855 yards (11.0 ypr) with nine touchdowns … Registered at least one reception in 20 of 24 games (multiple 19 times) … Thirty-one of 78 career passes went for 10 or more yards (10 for 20-plus) … Hauled down a career-high six passes on three occasions (Tulane '21, Temple '21, USF '22) … Had career-best 102 receiving yards and two TD receptions against Temple in 2021 … Targeted 104 times making 78 grabs … Transfer from Oklahoma in 2020 who officially enrolled at ECU in January of 2021 … Earned two letters at OU (2018-19) … While with the Sooners, registered 31 total stops (21 solo) in 18 career games … Booked 2.5 TFLs (-9 yards) … Picked off one pass (no return) against UCLA during sophomore campaign … Tallied career-high eight stops against Arm in 2018. 

2022: Started six of 12 games for the Pirates for the Pirates … Caught 41 passes for 413 yards (10.1 ypr) with five touchdowns … Hauled down at least one pass in 11 of 12 contests (multiple 11 times) … Targeted a personal-best 10 times at South Florida making six grabs, which tied his career-high … Notched first career start against Old Dominion while also getting starts against Navy, Tulane, UCF, BYU and Houston … Caught a touchdown pass in four consecutive games from Sept. 10 to Oct. 1 (ODU/16 yards, Campbell/1 yard, Navy/14 yards, South Florida/21 yards) … Posted a season-high 84 yards receiving versus South Florida … In ECU's four overtime win against Memphis, caught four passes for 54 yards and rushed twice for one additional yard … Hauled down at least four passes in a game seven times … Member of an offensive line unit that helped the Pirates top 450-plus yards of total offense eight times, including a season-high 575 against South Florida (465 pass, 110 rush) … Opened up running lanes for Keaton Mitchell's second consecutive 1,000-yard campaign (1,452) and eight of his nine 100-plus yard rushing efforts (160/Old Dominion, 185/Campbell, 149/Memphis, 105/UCF, 176/BYU, 112/Cincinnati, 128/Houston, 222/Temple) … Provided pass protection for Holton Ahlers' 3,708 passing yards, which stands as the fourth-most passing yards in a single campaign … Named to the 2022 Preseason John Mackey Award and Reese's Senior Bowl Watch Lists … A 2022 Preseason First-Team All-American Athletic Conference selection by Athlon Sports and a third teamer by Phil Steele's Football Preview. 

2021: Played in all 12 games during first competitive season with the Pirates … Caught 37 passes for 442 yards (11.9 ypc) with five touchdowns … Over final eight games of the season hauled down 36 passes for 404 yards and four scores … Seventeen of 37 career receptions went for 10 or more yards (eight for 20-plus) … Tied career-high with six receptions vs. Temple (other: six vs. Tulane) ... Registered first career 100-yard game with career-best 102 yards vs. Temple ... Became second TE with 100-plus receiving yards in a game this season (other: Shane Calhoun at Marshall/114) ... Caught scoring passes against Appalachian State (38 yards), Tulane (14 yards), Temple (33 and 28 yards) and Navy (five yards) … Targeted 50 times making 37 grabs (18 resulting in a ECU first down) … Member of an offensive line unit that helped the Pirates top 450-plus yards of total offense six times, including a season-high 612 vs. Tulane (310 passing, 302 rush) … Opened up running lanes for Keaton Mitchell who rushed for 100-plus yards in a game four times (135/Marshall, 125/Charleston Southern, 222/Tulane, 146/Temple) … Provided pass protection for Holton Ahlers' 3,126 passing yards, which ranked as the seventh-most passing yards in a single season.

2020: Did not compete while completing transfer requirements.

At Oklahoma (2017-19)

2019: Recorded nine total tackles (eight solo) and one interception in seven contests at Oklahoma ... Notched a season-high four solo stops vs. American Athletic Conference member Houston in the season opener ... Followed with two tackles at Kansas State and single hits against Kansas and Texas Tech ... Netted first career interception and added a solo tackle at UCLA.

2018: Experience action in 11 games and made three starts as a redshirt freshman ... Booked 19 tackles, 2.5 resulting in lost yardage ... Opened contests against Florida Atlantic (first career start), Army and Texas Tech ... Established a career-best with eight stops and a TFL against the Black Knights ... Contributed six tackles, one behind the line of scrimmage, vs. UCLA ... Collected two tackles in Sooners' debut against FAU and matched total again vs. Kansas State.

2017: Redshirted as a true freshman ... Signed as a defensive back.

High School: Rated as a four-star recruit by, and, and a three-star prospect by ... Stood among the nation's Top 175 (171) overall players according to ... Tabbed as the 24th-best receiver in the nation by, 49th by and 50th by ... Ranked as the No. 50 athlete nationally per ... Among North Carolina recruits, earned a No. 2 standing by, No. 10 by and No. 50 by ... A USA Today First-Team All-State selection ... Offensively, logged 31 catches for 541 yards and seven touchdowns, while tallying 21 tackles and four pass breakups as a defender in the secondary during senior campaign ... Had 23 receptions for 679 yards and seven scores as a junior ... Initially chose Oklahoma over Clemson, Florida, North Carolina and others. 

Personal: Earned undergraduate degree in communication at Oklahoma in December of 2020.

LS Cameron Lyons

  • College: North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 225
  • Hometown: Morgantown, West Virginia

At Charlotte (2021-22): Special Teams U Honorable Mention All-America long snapper for the 2022-23 draft class ... 2021 Honorable Mention All-Conference USA … transfer from Akron ... joined the 49ers prior to the 2021 season. *2022: *Special Teams U Honorable Mention All-America long snapper for the 2022-23 draft class ... handled long snapping duties for punts, PATs and field goals ... made on tackle ... Charlotte was a perfect 36-of-36 in PATs ... Charlotte ranked fourth in the NCAA in punt return defense (2.11/ret.) .... opponents returned just nine punts for 19 yards. *2021: *Honorable Mention All-Conference USA at long snapper … starting long snapper … played in 11 of 12 games, missing one with injury in his first season with Charlotte … helped the 49ers punt unit rank first in C-USA and 10th in FBS in punt return defense (allowing just 2.75 per return) … credited with a tackle vs. Florida Atlantic (10/21/21).

Academics: 2022 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Perfect 4.0: Spring 2022 ... Athletic Director's List: Fall 2021

In High School: Spent two seasons at Morgantown (Jr.; Sr.) and two seasons at Northridge (Fr.; Soph.) ... led Mohigans to a 10-3 record as a senior, starting at both outside linebacker and tight end ... recorded 64 tackles as Morgantown reached the second round of the state playoffs ... went 10-3 as a junior ... 90 tackles ... reached state playoffs ... had 154 tackles, 10 TFL, and two interceptions in his career for Mohigans.

Personal: Born January 11, 1999 … parents are Shane and Emily Lyons … has a younger sister, Brooke … father served as director of athletics at West Virginia … sport science major.

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