Undrafted Rookies Add Depth

Within three hours following the draft, the Vikings agreed to terms with 16 undrafted rookies, including the brother of Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson. Here is a brief rundown on their college accomplishments.

The Vikings had just a five draft picks over the weekend, but it didn't prevent them from getting busy once the draft ended, agreeing to contract terms with, among others, Erin Henderson – the brother of Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson.

Here is the alphabetical list of the 16 undrafted free agents the Vikings agreed to terms with following the draft:

Husain Abdullah, S, Washington StateA three-year starter for the Cougars who has a lot of special teams experience. His brother Hamza plays for the Denver Broncos.

Martail Burnett, DE, UtahA converted DE who came to Utah as a safety. He has great athleticism and has posted 40-inch vertical jumps. Viewed a project and potential practice squad player.

Leger Douzable, DT, Central Florida – A two-year starter who recorded 14.5 sacks and 24.5 tackles for a loss in that span.

Marcus Griffin, S, TexasTwin brother of Michael Griffin, the 19th overall pick in the 2007 draft by Tennessee. A two-year starter who had five interceptions as a senior.

Steven Hauschka, K, North Carolina StateAccurate kicker who made all eight of his field goal attempts from beyond 40 yards. He has good leg strength and will challenge Ryan Longwell in training camp.

Erin Henderson, LB, MarylandYounger brother of Vikings LB E.J. Henderson. A two-year starter who had 115 tackles last year.

Nate Jones, WR, Texas – Played 37 career games and was an academic All-Big 12 selection and a member of the Longhorns track team.

Travis Key, CB, Michigan StateHybrid defensive back with experience at both corner and safety. Expected to compete for a roster spot because of special teams ability.

J. Leman, LB, IllinoisHad 284 tackles the last two seasons, but went undrafted primarily because he has had two arthroscopic surgeries on his left ankle – the most recent in February that prevented him from working out for teams prior to the draft.

Tim Mattran, C, Stanford A Chaska native who was a walk-on and was a sixth-year senior for the Cardinal. Started 18 games in his college career.

Drew Radovich, T, USCTwo-year starter who played left guard as a junior and right tackle as a senior. Rated by Mel Kiper Jr. as the fifth-best guard prospect in the draft.

Darius Reynaud, WR, West VirginiaFourth-year junior who started 36 games in his college career. He has explosive speed and was used on reverses as well as kickoff returns.

Brandon Sumrall, CB, Southern Mississippi – Started all 38 games he played the last two seasons. Undersized player who has special teams experience.

Marcus Walker, CB, OklahomaCollege teammate of Adrian Peterson. Started the final 25 games of his college career and has solid cover skills.

Kyle Wright, QB, MiamiThree-year starter who has good arm strength. Is smart and articulate and could be a strong practice squad candidate.

Albert Young, RB, IowaA three-year starter. He led the Big Ten in rushing as a sophomore in 2005. Is built like a fireplug at just 5-8, 207.

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