Defensive end Ryder Anderson lands NFL minicamp invites – Reuters Sports News
Defensive end Ryder Anderson will have the chance to make the Green Bay Packers’ roster starting with their rookie minicamp in May, the IU football program announced Sunday.
Anderson joined the Hoosiers as a transfer from Ole Miss on Jan. 12, 2021. He led Indiana’s defensive linemen with 48 tackles, 28 solos, 3.5 sacks (21 yards) and 8.5 for loss (30 yards). He forced a fumble and added four quarterback rushes and started all 12 games in the end. The 6-foot-6, 266-pound Texan product received honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches).
At Ole, Miss Anderson played 37 games (14 starts) for the Rebels. Anderson had 99 tackles, 38 solo, 6.5 sacks, 15 for loss, 17 quarterback dispatches, one forced fumble, one recovered fumble, one pass breakup and one blocked punt. He graduated in Integrated Marketing Communications in 2020.
Previously, offensive tackle Caleb Jones signed a free agent contract with Green Bay on Saturday.
According to CNHI’s Kevin Brockway on Twitter, Anderson will also be attending the New York Giants minicamp this month.
The Anderson news follows a Saturday when Micah McFadden was drafted by the New York Giants, and Peyton Hendershot (Dallas), Ty Fryfogle (Dallas), Raheem Layne (Chargers) and Jones all signed signings. undrafted free agent.
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This report previously stated that Anderson would attend training camp for the Packers and has been updated.
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