Kansas City Chiefs fans look on late in the game against the San Diego Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium on September 30, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chargers won 37-20
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A former Missouri Tiger and a one-time Kansas Jayhawk are among the 13 undrafted free agents signed Wednesday by the Kansas City Chiefs.
Defensive lineman Brad Madison played in 50 games for Mizzou, recording 76 tackles. The Bethany, Mo., native added 16 sacks and four forced fumbles in his career in Columbia.
Safety Brad McDougald made 33 starts for KU, playing on both sides of the ball. In 47 total career games, the Columbus, Ohio, native piled up 194 tackles and six interceptions defensively and 52 catches for 558 yards and TD offensively.
Here’s a look at the other 11 UFAs who signed contracts with Kansas City. Information is provided by the Chiefs.
QB Tyler Bray (6-6, 215) played in 28 games (24 starts) with Tennessee completing 540 passes on 922 attempts (58.6 pct.) for 7,444 yards with 69 touchdowns and 28 interceptions. Bray prepped at Kingsburg High School in Kingsburg, California.
LB Darin Drakeford (6-1, 240) played in 32 games (eight starts) at Maryland, recording 122 tackles (72 solo), including 9.5 behind the line of scrimmage, two sacks, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, two passes defensed and an interception. He prepped at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Washington, D.C., where he was a four-time All-DCIAA choice.
DB Otha Foster (6-0, 204) played in 24 games at West Alabama, recording 96 tackles (62 solo), 10 interceptions and 19 passes defensed. He spent two years at Pear River Community College prior to joining the Tigers. He prepped at Varnado High School in Angie, Louisiana.
WR Frankie Hammond Jr. (6-1, 184) played in 48 games (19 starts) at Florida, recording 63 catches for 809 yards and six touchdowns. He returned seven punts for 21 yards and a kickoff for 23 yards. He was a third-team Class 4A all-state selection at Hallandale High School in Hallandale Beach, Florida.
TE Demetrius Harris (6-7, 230) played basketball for UW-Milwaukee, serving as the team’s power forward. Harris originally signed on to play football at Arkansas State after high school but then decided to pursue his basketball career. The Jacksonville, Arkansas native was an all-state football player at Jacksonville High School.
OL A.J. Hawkins (6-1, 310) played in 39 games (29 starts), seeing action at right guard and center at Ole Miss. He earned first-team Class 5A all-state honors from the Georgia Sports Writers Association while at Martin Luther King High school in Lithonia, Georgia.
OL Colin Kelly (6-5, 298) played in 48 games (25 starts) at Oregon State. He was a two-time first-team Greater St. Helens League selection at tight end at Kelso High School in Kelso, Washington.
DE Rob Lohr (6-4, 290) played in 49 games (38 starts) at Vanderbilt. His career numbers include 120 tackles (71 solo), 31.5 tackles for loss, 11.0 sacks (-55.0 yards), five QB pressures, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He played tight end and defensive end as a prep at Phoenixville High School in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.
LB/DE Josh Martin (6-3, 245) played in 30 games for Columbia University in the City of New York, tallying 140 tackles (85 solo), 29.5 tackles for loss, 17.5 sacks (-118.0 yards), two forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and two passes defensed. Martin played both offense and defense at Cherokee Trail High School in Aurora, Colorado. WR Rico Richardson (6-1, 185) played in 40 games (20 starts) at Jackson State, recording 130 catches for 2,491 yards (19.2 avg.) and 23 touchdowns. He earned first-team all-region honors at Natchez High School in Natchez, Mississippi.
LB/DE Ridge Wilson (6-4, 256) played in 32 games at West Alabama, recording 78 tackles (35 solo), 3.5 sacks (-17.0 yards), two fumble recoveries, one interception and two passes defensed. The Louisville, Kentucky native prepped at Central High School in Louisville.
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