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Reports: Giants agree to terms with 15 undrafted free agents


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants have agreed to contract terms with the following undrafted former college players, according to reports. Each agreement is contingent on the player passing a physical that will be conducted after travel restrictions are lifted.

View photos of the undrafted rookie free agents who have reportedly agreed to terms with the team.

Case Cookus, QB, Northern Arizona, 6-4, 205

Cookus played in 41 games for the Lumberjacks and completed 891 of 1,430 passes (62.3%) for 12,057 yards, 105 touchdowns and 21 interceptions. He twice suffered season-ending shoulder injuries, limiting him to four games in 2016 and two in 2018. But he rebounded last year to finish with career-high totals of 290 completions, 4,095 yards and 31 touchdown passes.

Javon Leake, RB, Maryland, 6-0, 206

Leake played in 32 games in three seasons at Maryland and finished his career with 134 rushing attempts for 1,110 yards (8.3-yard avg.) and 17 touchdowns. He had his most productive season in 2019, when he ran for 736 yards and eight scores on 102 attempts and added all nine of his career receptions for 55 yards. Leake also returned 57 kickoffs for an average of 25.2 yards and three touchdowns, including a 100-yarder. He ran for a career-high 158 yards and scored twice against Indiana on Oct. 19.

Derrick Dillon, WR, LSU, 5-11, 186

Dillon played in 48 games with 11 starts in four seasons at LSU. His career totals included 51 catches for 634 yards and four touchdowns. In 2019, he played in 13 games with three starts for the national champion Tigers and caught 15 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns from quarterback Joe Burrow, the No. 1 overall draft choice.

Austin Mack, WR, Ohio State, 6-2, 215

Mack played in 45 games with 28 starts at OSU and had 79 catches for 1,050 yards and six touchdowns. As a senior in 2019, he had career-high totals of 27 receptions for 361 yards and three touchdowns, including a season-high six grabs in the College Football Playoff semifinal vs. Clemson. Mack had 26 catches as a junior before a foot injury ended his season after eight games.

Binjimen Victor, WR, Ohio State, 6-4, 200

Victor played in 47 games for the Buckeyes and concluded his career with 83 receptions for 1,340 yards and 18 touchdowns. As a senior in 2019, he played in all 14 games and finished with career-high totals of 35 catches for 573 yards and six touchdowns.

Rysen John, WR, Simon Fraser University (British Columbia), 6-7, 237

In his final three seasons at Simon Fraser – an NCAA Division II program – John played in 25 games and caught 112 passes for 1,675 yards and 19 touchdowns. In 2019, he was selected first-team All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference after catching 53 passes for 861 yards and 10 touchdowns to lead the league in all three categories. John was selected the team MVP and Offensive Player of the Year. He is named after former NFL receiver Andre Rison.

Kyle Markway, TE, South Carolina, 6-4, 250

Appeared in 39 games as a tight end and on special teams with 14 starts for the Gamecocks. His career totals included 37 receptions for 459 yards and three touchdowns. In 2019, he ranked third on the team with a career-high 31 catches, for 349 yards and two scores. Markway was on the SEC's academic honor roll every year of his career.

Tyler Haycraft, OL, Louisville, 6-3, 293

Haycraft arrived at Louisville as a walk-on. He was redshirted in 2015 and did not play the following season. Haycraft saw his first action in 2017, when he played in six games. In 2018, he earned a scholarship and played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams. Last season, he started all 13 games at right tackle opposite Mekhi Becton, the 11th overall selection in the draft.

Kyle Murphy, OL, Rhode Island, 6-4, 302

Murphy played in 43 games with 36 starts in four seasons for the Rams. He demonstrated his versatility by starting at four different positions - 21 games at left tackle, nine at left guard, five at right tackle and one at center. As a senior in 2019, he was a team captain and started all 11 games at left guard.

Niko Lalos, OLB, Dartmouth, 6-5, 270

Lalos played in 24 games in three seasons for the Big Green. He recorded 59 tackles (32 solo), including 17.5 tackles for loss and 11.0 sacks. Lalos added one interception and one fumble recovery. In 2019, he was selected first-team All-Ivy League after posting career-high totals of 35 tackles (10 solo), 10 stops for loss and 5.5 sacks. Lalos was chosen his team's MVP at the Hula Bowl after notching two sacks and a forced fumble.

Dominique Ross, OLB, North Carolina, 6-4, 228

Ross played in 42 games with 20 starts in four seasons for the Tar Heels. His career totals included 126 tackles (64 solo), 11.0 stops for loss, 4.0 sacks, one interception, 10 passes defensed and one forced fumble. As a senior in 2019, Ross played in 12 games with a career-high 11 starts and had his most productive season with 60 tackles (30 solo), six tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks.

Dana Levine, OLB, Temple, 6-4, 235

Levine played in 39 games in four seasons at Temple, primarily as a defensive end. His career totals included 91 tackles (52 solo), 18.5 tackles for loss, 11.0 sacks, and four forced fumbles. As a senior in 2019, he had career highs of 11 tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks among his 32 tackles (19 solo).

JaQuarius Landrews, DB, Mississippi State, 6-0, 200

Landrews played two years for the Bulldogs after transferring from Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Mississippi. After redshirting in 2017, Landrews played in 23 games with 16 starts and totaled 98 tackles, five tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, one interception and 13 pass breakups. He earned his undergraduate degree from MSU in December 2018.

Christian Angulo, DB, Hampton, 6-2, 190

Angulo played one season at Hampton after transferring from Cincinnati. He played in 10 games and led the Pirates with three interceptions and 14 passes defensed, the latter figuring tying for the lead in the Big South Conference. He totaled 18 tackles (14 solo), including two for loss. Angulo was selected second-team all-conference.

Malcolm Elmore, DB, Central Methodist, 5-11, 185

Elmore has spent four seasons at Central Methodist in Fayette, Mo. His career totals included 133 tackles, 15 pass breakups, and eight interceptions for 223 yards. In 2019, he recorded 58 tackles, including two for loss, and a team-high four interceptions which he returned 144 yards. Elmore was selected all-second team Heart of America Conference.


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