College free agents

The Dolphins officially announced their list of rookie free agent signings on Friday when they open their rookie minicamp, and the list was headed by Tennessee running back Gerald Riggs Jr., the son of the former Atlanta and Washington running back.

Also signed as undrafted rookie free agents were Oregon State LB Trent Bray, Utah DT Steve Fifita, Colorado State QB Justin Holland, Indiana DE Ben Ishola, Eastern Washington WR Eric Kimble, Florida State LB Sam McGrew, Mississippi State C Chris McNeil and Troy P Thomas Olmsted.

Here's a quick look at the nine, along with a quick scouting report:

Trent Bray, LB, Oregon State

Stands 6-0, 227 ... First-team All-Pac-10 as a senior when he had 116 tackles ... His father, Craig, is the secondary coach at the University of Minnesota ... The book on Bray is he's a technically sound inside linebacker who might be a little short on pure athletic ability.

Steve Fifita, DT, Utah

Stands 6-0, 327 ... Started every game the last three seasons ... first-team All-Mountain West Conference the last two years ... Had six sacks as a senior ... The book on Fifita is he's a pure run stuffer whose major drawback is his lack of height (he might be closer to 5-11).

Justin Holland, QB, Colorado State

Stands 6-2, 219 ... Started all 12 games last season after missing the end of 2004 because of an ankle injury ... Passed for 3,185 yards with 23 touchdowns and 15 interceptions last fall ... The book on him is he's mobile and has a decent arm, but he struggles on deep throws and has a tendency to lock on to his receiver.

Ben Ishola, DE, Indiana

Stands 6-3, 248 ... Born in Berlin ... Only started as a senior when he had 6.5 tackles for loss and two sacks ... The book on him is he's a guy who projects to rush linebacker because he has some pass-rushing ability. He's not very strong, though, and could be a liability against the run.

Eric Kimble, WR, Eastern Washington

Stands 5-11, 195 ... born in South Korea ... First-team All-Big Sky Conference selection as a senior when he caught 87 passes for 1,419 yards and 12 touchdowns ... Also carried the ball 65 times during his collegiate career and returned punts and kickoffs ... The book on him is that he's a good athlete who makes a lot of plays but lacks good speed and doesn't run great routes.

Sam McGrew, LB, Florida State

Stands 6-2, 244 ... The cousin of former 49ers and Falcons DT Reggie McGrew ... Finished with 54 tackles and 2.5 sacks as a senior ... The book on him is he's strong against the run and could help on special teams but has problems in coverage.

Chris McNeil, C, Mississippi State

Stands 6-3, 307 ... Started the last two years ... The book on him is he's a physical lineman who also has experience at guard but isn't a great athlete.

Thomas Olmsted, P, Troy

Stands 6-4, 214 ... Native of Lake City, Fla. ... averaged 41.5 yards per punt during his collegiate career ... also handled kickoff and placekicking duties at various points during his college career ... participated in the Senior Bowl ... the book on him is that he has a strong leg but isn't terribly consistent.

Gerald Riggs Jr., RB, Tennessee

Stands 5-11 229 ... son of former Washington and Atlanta running back Gerald Riggs ... started only eight games throughout his Tennessee career ... missed the last five games of his senior season because of an ankle injury ... his best season came in 2004 when he rushed for 1,107 yards and six touchdowns ... the book on him is he's a prospect with a lot of tools who underachieved at Tennessee and isn't considered to have great work habits.


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