Defensive end Wes Horton, who was not drafted, signed a free-agent contract with the Carolina Panthers. Cornerback Nickell Robey signed with the Buffalo Bills. Safety Jawanza Starling signed with the Houston Texans.
“The first time I saw Matt Barkley, he was a true freshman and he came into Autzen Stadium which is one of the toughest places to play in the world and it didn’t faze him a bit,” Eagles coach Chip Kelly said.
Meanwhile, USC tailback Curtis McNeal signed a free-agent contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Linebacker Uona Kaveinga, who started his career at USC but transferred to BYU, signed with the Denver Broncos.
Butler, who transferred to San Diego State for his senior season and ran a great 40 time at his Pro Day workout, was taken by the Raiders in the seventh round. Safe to say transferring worked out for him because I doubt Lane Kiffin would have played him ahead of Nelson Agholor last season.