The Seahawks signed Wayne Taulapapa, adding running back depth ahead of Saturday night's preseason game against the Cowboys.
Taulapapa, an undrafted rookie out of the University of Washington, took part in rookie minicamp with the Seahawks as a tryout player before signing early in training camp, then was waived earlier this week. Taulapapa played in last week's preseason game, catching two passes for 9 yards while carrying once for 3 yards.
The Seahawks had one open roster spot, having waived nose tackle Anthony Montalvo on Thursday.
Taulapapa led the Huskies with 887 rushing yards last season on his way to All-Pac-12 honorable mention honors and was named a team captain in his one season at Washington. Before transferring to Washington, Taulapapa spent four seasons at the University of Virginia, where he was a team captain in 2021. In four seasons at Virginia, Taulapapa rushed for 1,192 yards and 19 touchdowns on 266 carries.
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