Seahawks Sign Five Undrafted Free Agents, Including WSU QB Anthony Gordon & UW WR Aaron Fuller

The Seahawks signed five undrafted rookie free agents on Friday, including two familiar names to fans of college football in the region.


The Seahawks added five rookies who went undrafted last weekend, including Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon and University of Washington receiver Aaron Fuller.

In addition to signing Gordon and Fuller, the Seahawks also added Mississippi State tackle Tommy Champion, Albany defensive end Eli Mencer and Texas A&M cornerback Debione Renfro.

Gordon, who is 6-foot-3, 210 pounds, was one of the most prolific passers in the nation after taking over the starting job last season, completing 71.6 percent of his passes while completing 493 passes, the most in the country. Gordon's 5,579 passing yards and 48 touchdowns were second in the nation behind Heisman Trophy winner and No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow. Gordon was also selected in the 36th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft by the New York Mets. As things stand now, Gordon is the only other quarterback on Seattle's roster aside from Russell Wilson, though the Seahawks will almost certainly add to the competition for the backup job.

Fuller, who is 5-foot-11, 188 pounds, was Washington's leading receiver over the past two years, catching a combined 117 passes for 1,576 yards and 10 touchdowns. He also returned punts at Washington, including an 89-yard touchdown last season against BYU.

The 6-foot-5, 320-pound Champion, a six-game starter as a senior, brings versatility to the Seahawks, having started games at left guard and right tackle.

Mencer, an FCS second-team All-American as a senior after setting a Great Danes record 14.5 sacks, had a team-high 24 tackles for loss, and led all FCS players with five forced fumbles. Mencer, who is 6-foot-1, 229 pounds, also added 4.5 sacks and 8.5 tackles for loss as a junior, and returned two fumbles for touchdowns as a sophomore.

Renfro, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound cornerback, played in 37 games for the Aggies, totaling 124 tackles and 14 passes defensed over three seasons. He started six of 11 games last season.

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