We’ve put together a list that includes the one undrafted player from each team that has the best shot at making the final 53-man roster for each team. Here’s the AFC South edition:
Houston Texans: LB Max Bullough
The big Michigan State linebacker gives Houston one player on defense that they can develop. Bullough will play a role on special teams and his competition with Jeff Tarpinian will decide whether he’s on the final roster or the practice squad. The former All-BIG LB has the tools to be a staring ILB in this league one day.
Indianapolis Colts: DB Loucheiz Purifoy
There are plenty of questions surrounding this Colts secondary. Vontae Davis and Greg Toler will man the starting corner spots, but after that the competition will be fierce. Purifoy has the size (6’1″/189 pounds) to play either corner or safety in the NFL, which could give him an edge over his competition in the secondary when it comes time to make cuts.
Jacksonville Jaguars: CB Rashaad Reynolds
Plenty of youth in Jacksonville, and Reynolds is a player that fits in Gus Bradley’s defense. He is in position to claim the fourth or fifth corner spot with Colvin coming off the ACL injury. Reynolds is one of my favorite undrafted players in this class.
Tennessee Titans: C Gabe Ikard
Tennessee has a few spots up for grabs on the interior offensive line. Injury to backup center Chris Spencer opens the door for rookie Gabe Ikard, a vital cog to Oklahoma’s line the past few years. Ikard’s versatility at guard and center can help him on the 53-man in Tennessee.
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