Mandatory minicamp begins on Tuesday for the Buffalo Bills. In addition to the 90 players currently on their roster, the Bills will be hosting seven players on a tryout basis during the minicamp.
BuffaloBills.com listed the seven minicamp tryout participants:
Kain Colter, WR, Northwestern
LaMarcus Farmer, CB, Troy
Lee Hightower, CB, Houston
Justin Renfrow, OT, Miami
Ryan Schmidt, OL, St. Lawrence
Jacob Schunke, OG, Towson
Andrew Zeller, OG, Maryland
Here's a bit of information about each player.
Kain Colter: Colter went undrafted in the 2014 NFL draft but joined the Minnesota Vikings as a RB/WR. He spent the 2014 season on Minnesota's practice squad. He was most recently with the Los Angeles Rams. At Northwestern, Colter played quarterback, running back, and wide receiver. In four seasons, Colter completed 69.4 percent of his passes (222-of-320) for 2,160 yards, 18 touchdowns, and nine interceptions. He also rushed the ball for 2,180 yards and 28 touchdowns on 449 attempts (4.9 YPC). As a receiver, Colter caught 63 passes for 683 yards and four touchdowns.
LaMarcus Farmer: Farmer spent his first three seasons with Alabama-Birmingham before playing for Troy in 2015. The cornerback played in 11 games at Troy and accounted for 49 tackles, three interceptions, and six passes defensed.
Lee Hightower: Hightower played in 20 games over the last two seasons at Houston according to College Football Reference. He accounted for 65 total tackles, two interceptions, and five passes defensed over this span of time.
Justin Renfrow: From 2010-2013, Renfro played college ball in the ACC. He spent his first three seasons with Virginia and the 2013 season with the Miami Hurricanes. Renfrow played on the defensive line in college according to College Football Reference but has been playing offensive tackle in the NFL. His offseason/practice squad stints include stays with the Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers, and Dallas Cowboys.
Ryan Schmidt: Schmidt is from Amherst, New York. In 2013, he was a part of an offensive line that only allowed three sacks at St. Lawrence.
Jacob Schunke: Schunke was a football standout at Wayne Hills. He was recently a part of a three-day minicamp with the Vikings.
Andrew Zeller: Zeller was most recently with the Detroit Lions. He started in 25 games over his last two seasons at Maryland.null