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Where local athletes signed after the 2019 NFL draft

By Sean Walker, Josh Furlong and Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Updated - Apr. 27, 2019 at 7:04 p.m. | Posted - Apr. 27, 2019 at 5:12 p.m.

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Editor's note: This is a list that will be updated as local athletes sign with prospective NFL teams. Check back to see where local athletes will play at the next level.SALT LAKE CITY — There's still work to do for local athletes who didn't hear their name called during the 2019 NFL draft.

Several former local high school and college standouts began signing undrafted free-agent (UFA) and training camp contracts. It's not the excitement or guaranteed contract of some draft picks. But it's a shot at professional football.

All players invited to mini-camp or signing a free agency deal has been independently confirmed by KSL.com and/or confirmed by the schools, unless otherwise noted.


Sione Takitaki, LB, Cleveland Browns — NFL Draft, 3rd round

Corbin Kaufusi (Timpview), DL, New Orleans Saints — UFA

Tanner Mangum, QB, Detroit Lions & Oakland Raiders — mini camp


Marquise Blair, S, Seattle Seahawks — NFL Draft, 2nd round

Cody Barton (Brighton High), LB, Seattle Seahawks — NFL Draft, 3rd round

Mitch Wishnowsky, P, San Francisco 49ers — NFL Draft, 4th round

Matt Gay (Orem High), K, Tampa Bay Buccaneers — NFL Draft, 5th round

Jackson Barton (Brighton High), OL, Indianapolis Colts — NFL Draft, 7th round

Chase Hansen (Lone Peak), LB, New Orleans Saints — UFA

Corion Ballard, DB, Carolina Panthers — UFA

Lo Falemaka (Cottonwood), OL, Seattle Seahawks — UFA

Jordan Agasiva, OL, Seattle Seahawks — mini camp

Utah State

Darwin Thompson, RB, Kansas City Chiefs — NFL Draft, 6th round

Aaron Wade, S, Cleveland Browns — UFA

Ron'quavion Tarver, WR, Chicago Bears — UFA

Jontrell Rocquemore, S, Cleveland Browns — UFA

Dax Raymond (Timpview), TE, Chicago Bears — UFA

Gaje Ferguson (Mountain Crest), S, Kansas City Chiefs — UFA

Roman Andrus, OL, Kansas City Chiefs — UFA

Aaren Vaughns, WR, Indianapolis Colts — UFA

Quin Ficklin, OL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers — mini camp

Southern Utah

Marquez Tucker, OL, Chicago Bears — UFA

Logan Parker (Bingham), TE, Kansas City Chiefs — UFA

Weber State

Iosua Opeta (Stansbury), OT, Philadelphia Eagles — UFA

Local high schools

Hawaii's John Ursua (Cedar/Westlake), WR, Seattle Seahawks — NFL Draft, 7th round

Idaho's Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial), LB, New Orleans Saints — NFL Draft, 7th round

UCLA's Andre James (Herriman), OT, Oakland Raiders — UFA, according to NFL Network reporter Ian Rapaport

USC's Porter Gustin (Salem Hills), LB, New Orleans Saints — UFA

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