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LJ Fort and others get NFL call


UNI's LJ Fort didn't get the call during the NFL draft, but the Panther stand-out will get his shot.  Fort has been invited to rookie camp with the New Orleans Saints.

As a senior, the UNI linebacker led all of the FCS division with 184 total tackles.  That number was second among all divisions.  Fort was also named an All-American and first team All-Missouri Valley.

Panther teammate Jay Teply was invited to try out for the Minnesota Vikings

Free Agent Signings:


Broderick Binns DL – Arizona

Tyler Nielsen LB – Minnesota

Brad Herman TE – New England

Marcus Zusevics OT – New England


Iowa State

Hayworth Hicks OG – Indianapolis

Leonard Johnson CB – Tampa Bay

Darius Reynolds WR - Green Bay



Austin Wells TE - Detroit

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