New England Patriots Sign Rookie Defensive Tackle Seali’i Epenesa

by

June 17, 2014

Dres Anderson, Seali'i EpenesaFOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots fans hoping that their team would sign a veteran free-agent tight end were disappointed on Tuesday. The Patriots filled their open spot on the 90-man roster by signing rookie free-agent defensive tackle Seali’i Epenesa.

Epenesa went undrafted out of UCLA. The 6-foot-1, 310-pounder ran a 5.25-second 40-yard dash at UCLA’s pro day in March. He clocked a 7.68-second three-cone and 4.68-second short shuttle with a 29.5-inch vertical leap and 8-foot-3 broad jump.

Epenesa recorded 16 tackles and one sack last season in 12 games with seven starts. He started 10 games in 2012 as a junior.

Epenesa will compete for a roster spot with fellow undrafted rookie defensive tackle L.T. Tuipulotu.

Previous Article

Kawhi Leonard, Spurs Offer Obvious Ideal For Celtics To Chase

Next Article

Notre Dame Wide Receiver Will Mahone Spits On Cars, Threatens Cops

Picked For You