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Seahawks Sign 12 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents; Waive Four Players

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The Seahawks signed 12 more undrafted rookie free agents Monday, bringing their total of UDFA signings up to 17 players.

Last week the Seahawks added five undrafted players, including Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon and University of Washington receiver Aaron Fuller. Signing on Monday were:

DT Josh Avery, Southeast Missouri
RB Patrick Carr, Houston, Houston
WR Seth Dawkins, Louisville
CB Gavin Heslop, Stony Brook
RB Anthony Jones, Florida International
DT Cedrick Lattimore, Iowa
TE Tyler Mabry, Maryland
FS Chris Miller, Baylor
FS Josh Norwood, West Virginia
CB Kemah Siverand, Oklahoma State
DE Marcus Webb, Troy
TE Dominick Wood-Anderson, Tennessee

To make room for those signing on the 90-man roster, Seattle waived defensive tackle Nazair Jones, running back Adam Choice, defensive tackle Shakir Soto and linebacker Pita Taumoepenu. Of that group, only Jones, a third-round pick in the 2017 draft, has any regular-season experience for the Seahawks, having appeared in 20 games over his first two seasons, starting two. Choice signed with Seattle last year as an undrafted free agent, but spent the season on injured reserve. Taumoepenu and Soto both spent time last season on Seattle's practice squad, then signed reserve/future contracts after the season.

Here's more info on the 12 new Seahawks rookies:

DT Josh Avery, 6-4, 320, Southeast Missouri

Recorded 41 tackles, seven tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks in two seasons at Southeast Missouri after transferring from Independence Community College. Played in 13 games as a senior and totaled a career-high 30 tackles and 1.5 sacks.

RB Patrick Carr, 5-10, 205, Houston

Spent his freshman season at the University of Colorado before transferring to Houston and played in 22 games, totaling 227 attempts for 1,274 yards and nine touchdowns for the Cougars. Was second on the team in 2019 with 380 rushing yards and led the team in rushing in 2018 with 868 yards and five touchdowns on 152 carries, all career-highs.

WR Seth Dawkins, 6-3, 218, Louisville

Played in 47 career games with the Cardinals and caught 94 passes for 1,510 yards and nine touchdowns during his four-year career. His most productive season came his sophomore year when he started 10 of 12 games played, recording career-highs in receptions (42), yards (642) and touchdowns (4). Played in 13 games his senior season, posting 16 receptions for 348 yards and three touchdowns.

CB Gavin Heslop, 6-1, 200, Stony Brook

Earned third-team All-CAA Football honors during his senior-captain season as he collected 52 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, a pair of blocked kicks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries, returning one for a touchdown. During his collegiate career, Heslop started 37 consecutive games and recorded 138 total tackles, with 21.0 tackles for loss and a pair of fumble returns for touchdowns.

RB Anthony Jones, RB, 5-11, 215, Florida International

Played in 41 games with 17 starts and rushed 418 times for 2,010 yards and 21 touchdowns in his career. During his senior season, started 10 of 12 games played and led the team in rushing with 187 carries for 867 yards and nine scores, earning Conference USA honorable mention honors. Reached the century mark four times in 2019, with three of those coming in consecutive outings, becoming the second Panther in program history to rush over 100 yards in three-straight games. Appeared in six games with four starts in 2018, missing more than half the season after being shot in a drive-by shooting. Is the uncle of Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook and University of Georgia running back James Cook.

DT Cedrick Lattimore6-3, 295, Iowa

Played in 44 games over his four-year career with the Hawkeyes, collecting 81 tackles (39 solo), 6.0 sacks and seven tackles for loss. Was named honorable mention All-Big Ten following his senior season when he recorded career-highs in tackles (44) and sacks (2.5).

TE Tyler Mabry, 6-4, 248, Maryland

Began his career at the University of Buffalo (2015-18), redshirting his true freshman season, before being a graduate transfer and ending his collegiate career at Maryland. Started 41 of 50 games in his college career, posting 73 receptions for 722 yards and six touchdowns. Chose Maryland over Alabama and started all 12 games for the Terps, recording 13 receptions for 155 yards and three touchdowns. Was named first-team All-Mid American Conference in 2018 at Buffalo after starting all 14 games and posting 27 receptions for 230 yards and two touchdowns.

FS Chris Miller, 6-0, 191, Baylor

A two-year starter, played in 44 career games with 25 starts for the Bears. Was named to the 2019 second-team All-Big 12 and a 2018 Big 12 honorable mention. Finished career with 177 tackles (123 solo), one sack, six passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Recorded a career-high 13 tackles twice during his senior season.

FS Josh Norwood, 5-11, 185, West Virginia

Began college career at Ohio State (2015-16), then transferred to Northwest Mississippi Community College (2017) before landing at West Virginia for two seasons (2018-19). Played in 22 career games with the Mountaineers at both safety and corner with 20 starts. Was named second-team All-Big 12 in 2019 and honorable mention All-Big 12 in 2018. Finished career with 128 tackles, one interception and 18 passes defensed. Started all 10 games his senior season and was third on the team with 64 tackles and had one interception.

CB Kemah Siverand, 6-1, 200, Oklahoma State

Played in 41 career games with Oklahoma State (2018-19) and Texas A&M (2016-17). Played in 26 games for the Cowboys primarily on special teams, posting 11 tackles on defense in his two seasons. Played 15 games for the Aggies, two during his freshman season as a wide receiver before switching to the defensive side of the ball before his sophomore year.

DE Marcus Webb 6-3, 279, Troy

Played 48 games for the Trojans and had 77 tackles (31 solo), 20.5 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks and two blocked kicks in his career. Earned his third straight All-Sun Belt honor in 2019 as he was named to the third-team after he finished fifth in the league with 6.0 sacks. He was named the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week following a three-sack performance against Georgia Southern; the total ranks as the third-most in a game in Troy history. Was an honorable mention All-Sun Belt selection in 2017 and 2018.

TE Dominick Wood-Anderson, 6-4, 257, Tennessee

Spent two seasons at Arizona Western Community College before playing two years for the Volunteers. Caught 38 passes for 408 yards and three touchdowns in two seasons at Tennessee, starting 17 of 24 games played. At Arizona Western, rated as a four-star recruit and the nation's No. 1 junior college tight end prospect. Posted 31 receptions for 258 yards and two touchdowns in 2017, and was named to the All-Western States Football League first-team, All-Arizona Community College Athletic Conference first-team and helped lead the Matadors to the 2017 NJCAA Championship game.

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