Undrafted Gators agree to free-agent NFL deals

Florida receiver Trey Burton does an interview during the Gators' pro day on March 17. Burton was not selected in the NFL draft but reached an agreement to join the Philadelphia Eagles as a free agent on Saturday.

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Published: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 10:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 10:17 p.m.

Five undrafted Florida players agreed to free-agent contracts with teams after the conclusion of the NFL draft Saturday night. Another said he is getting a tryout with a team.

Wide receiver Solomon Patton agreed to terms with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a team that had shown a great deal of interest in him during the draft process.

Slot receiver/fullback Trey Burton will be joining former UF defensive back Jaylen Watkins in Philadelphia after reaching agreement with the Eagles. Watkins went to the Eagles earlier in the day in the fourth round.

Defensive tackle Damien Jacobs and outside linebacker Darrin Kitchens agreed to FA contracts with the Buffalo Bills.

Center Jon Harrison is going to sign with the Indianapolis Colts, according to the firm representing him (Institute for Athletes).

Another undrafted Gator, offensive lineman Kyle Koehne, said on Twitter that he is expecting to get a tryout with the Atlanta Falcons next week.

Undrafted cornerbacks Marcus Roberson and Loucheiz Purifoy are still considering their options.

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