"Lonnie's background as a veteran NFL player, and Jack's history as an outstanding longtime college coach will provide us with different perspectives that make us stronger as a staff."
Plus, the Ravens promoted player personnel assistant Milt Hendrickson as their Midwest area scout. That assignment shifted area scout Chad Alexander, who had scouted the Midwest for the past three seasons, to the Southeast.
"His move to the Midwest allows us to shift Chad Alexander to the Southeast. In the end, we've improved our ability to evaluate the college players."
NOTE: Former Ravens running back Musa Smith, an unrestricted free agent who wasn't offered a contract by the team, tried out for the New York Jets.
Aaron Wilson covers the Baltimore Ravens for the Carroll County Times and the Annapolis Capital.