Michael Pierce chuckles at his new job. Very few nose tackles are used as pass rushing specialists, but the undrafted rookie out of Samford has found his niche.
"I never dreamed of this," Pierce said while laughing and shaking his head. "I thought I might get five plays in because I got very few reps in practice. I had very few sacks in college, but I am enjoying what I do now."
Pierce is one of those success stories you hear about but very seldom happens in the NFL. Draft picks in the first three rounds have a high percentage of making the team and those selected afterward are highly unlikely.
Undrafted players such as Pierce are usually nothing more...