Ravens 2022 undrafted-free-agent tracker: Oregon QB, Alabama WR headline signings

With the NFL draft over, the Ravens turn their attention to the undrafted market.

They entered the draft with 63 players, traded wide receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown and added 11 rookies. That means they have the space to bring in a big class.


Here’s a look at the Ravens’ 17 announced signings:

>> UTSA linebacker Charles Wiley: A graduate transfer from Ole Miss, the 6-foot-2, 251-pound Wiley earned All-Conference USA honorable mention in two seasons with the Roadrunners. He recorded 36 tackles, nine tackles for loss, 3 1/2 sacks, five quarterback hurries, two fumble recoveries and one pass breakup as a fifth-year senior in 2021.


>> Florida linebacker Jeremiah Moon: The 6-4, 249-pound Moon recorded 49 tackles, 3 1/2 tackles for loss, two sacks and one forced fumble last season for the Gators. He is a two-time semifinalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy, also known as the “Academic Heisman.”

A transfer from Boston College, Anthony Brown started all 14 games for Oregon during his final season of eligibility, leading the Ducks to a 10-win season and a trip to the Pac-12 championship game.

>> Oregon quarterback Anthony Brown: A transfer from Boston College, Brown started all 14 games for Oregon during his final season of eligibility, leading the Ducks to a 10-win season and a trip to the Pac-12 championship game. The 6-1, 217-pound Brown completed 64.1% of his passes for 2,989 yards and 18 touchdowns with seven interceptions while rushing for a career-high 658 yards and nine touchdowns on 151 carries. A finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, he led the Pac-12 with 3,851 yards of total offense.

>> North Carolina State running back Ricky Person Jr.: The 6-foot, 215-pound Person missed time early in his career with injuries and sat out spring drills after undergoing shoulder surgery last year, but is coming off a productive four-year career with the Wolfpack. Person started every game at running back in 2020, finishing second on the team with 643 rushing yards. In 2021, he rushed for 636 yards and five touchdowns while adding 28 catches for 240 yards and two touchdowns.

>> South Dakota State offensive tackle Aron Johnson: The 6-5, 300-pound Johnson played both left and right tackle for the Jackrabbits, earning second-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors in 2021 after paving the way for an offense that averaged 37.3 points and 441.1 yards per game.

>> Michigan linebacker Josh Ross: The 6-foot, 227-pound Ross was a two-time All-Big Ten honoree and two-time team captain for the Wolverines, making 24 starts in 50 games. In 2021, he led the defense with a team-high 106 tackles, including nine for loss and a shared sack. He also broke up two passes and had eight quarterback hurries.

Auburn linebacker Zakoby McClain recorded 268 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 5 1/2 sacks, one interception and four forced fumbles in 49 career games with the Tigers.

>> Auburn linebacker Zakoby McClain: The 5-11, 228-pound McClain recorded 268 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 5 1/2 sacks, one interception and four forced fumbles in 49 career games with the Tigers. In 2021, he was named to the All-SEC second team by the coaches and received an invitation to the East-West Shrine Bowl in Las Vegas.

>> Villanova defensive back Denzel Williams: The 5-10, 180-pound Williams, who started his college career at Sacred Heart, recorded 16 tackles, two tackles for loss and two interceptions in 2021.

>> Stephen F. Austin defensive tackle Rayshad Nichols: The 6-3, 307-pound Nichols had 14 tackles (4 1/2 for loss) and three sacks last season. He stripped the ball from an Incarnate Word running back last season and returned it 32 yards for a touchdown.


>> Mississippi State wide receiver Makai Polk: The 6-3, 200-pound Polk had 105 catches for 1,046 yards, both school records, and nine touchdowns as a redshirt sophomore last season. He started five games as a freshman at California, finishing with 19 catches for 295 yards and two touchdowns, and appeared in four in 2021, when he had 17 catches for 183 yards. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.59 seconds at the NFL scouting combine.

>> Oregon wide receiver Devon Williams: The 6-foot-5, 210-pound Williams had 35 catches for a team-high 557 yards and four touchdowns last season. In his two seasons with the Ducks, the Southern California transfer had 50 catches for 843 yards and six scores. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.65 seconds at the combine.

>> Alabama wide receiver Slade Bolden: The 5-11, 194-pound Bolden had 42 catches for 408 and three touchdowns as a redshirt junior last season. He had 24 catches for 270 yards and a touchdown in 2020, when the Crimson Tide won the national title. Bolden also returned 14 punts for 99 yards last season.

>> Fort Valley State wide receiver Shemar Bridges: The 6-5, 210-pound Bridges had 28 catches for 292 yards and one touchdown over four games for the Division II Wildcats. In his two 2021 games, he had 13 catches for 301 yards and two touchdowns. In 2019, he had 51 receptions for 765 yards and four scores.

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>> California wide receiver Trevon Clark: The 6-4, 195-pound Clark had 33 catches for 658 yards and four touchdowns last season. The junior-college transfer had two catches for 122 yards in a September loss to Texas Christian, becoming the first Golden Bears player in five years with two catches of at least 50 yards in the same game.

>> Georgia State safety Chris Moore: The 6-1, 210-pound Moore, a Virginia transfer, was the Panthers’ fourth-leading tackler (70) last season, including 4 1/2 tackles for loss. He added a sack, an interception, a forced fumble and two pass breakups. At Virginia, Moore had 97 tackles in 32 games over three seasons.


>> The Citadel wide receiver Raleigh Webb: The 6-2, 204-pound Webb totaled 102 receptions for 2,151 yards and 22 touchdowns in his college career and added 37 carries for 433 yards. He also contributed on special teams, averaging 18.7 yards on 22 kickoff returns with one touchdown.

>> Newberry cornerback David Vereen: The 5-9, 188-pound Vereen totaled 112 tackles, 5 1/2 tackles for loss, 5 interceptions and 35 pass breakups in 38 games over four years. He also averaged 23 yards on 13 kickoff returns. Vereen earned second-team All-South Atlantic Conference honors in 2020 and 2018.

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