In addition to their six-member draft class, the Jets have signed seven undrafted free agents who will work with the club at this weekend’s rookie minicamp.
FB Dimitri Flowers, Oklahoma (6’2”, 248)
Son of former NFL pass rusher Erik Flowers, Dimitri ranks first among Sooners running backs with 13 career receiving touchdowns and fourth in receiving yards (886). The San Antonio, TX native primarily served as a blocker and receiver for the Sooners, but was the featured back for one game in 2016 and rushed for 115 yards on 22 carries against Iowa State.
OL Austin Golson, Auburn (6’5”, 312)
Golson began his collegiate career at Ole Miss and played 12 games as a true freshman before transferring to Auburn. After sitting out the 2014 season because of transfer rules, the Prattville, AL native started at center for the Tigers in 2015. In 2016-2017, Golson started games at left tackle, left guard and center and was voted a team captain for his senior year.
CB Reggie Hall, Jacksonville State (6’3”, 208)
Hall only played in three games as a true freshman in 2014 before playing in all 15 as a sophomore where he also returned kicks. The Opelika, AL native had his most productive year in 2016 as he started in all 12 games for the Gamecocks and earned All-OVC honors. Only played in seven games as a senior and recorded 13 tackles, two interceptions and four pass defenses.
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DT Lord Hyeamang, Columbia (6’4”, 285)
A 2017 first team All-Ivy League selection, Hyeamang recorded 24 tackles, two sacks and a fumble recovery his senior season. He totaled 76 tackles, 14 of which were for loss, 4.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in 39 career games (20 starts) for the Lions. The Minnesota native didn’t start playing football until eighth grade and was a two-sport high school athlete in football and wrestling.
OL Darius James, Auburn (6’4”, 324)
James began his collegiate career with Texas and played in six games (two at right tackle) in 2014, but had his season cut short due to a knee injury. After missing the entirety of the 2015 season due to transfer rules, James played in 13 games in 2016 and started the final eight games at left tackle. In 2017, he started at right tackle and played in all 13 contests. For his career, James played in 32 collegiate games with 22 starts.
G Dakoda Shepley, University of British Columbia (6’4”, 305)
Shepley’s first sport was hockey, but he transitioned to football in 10th grade. A native of Windsor, Ontario, located five minutes south of Detroit, Shepley had some interest from FBC, DII and DIII schools, but he elected to stay in Canada. In four seasons for the Thunderbirds, Shepley started at right tackle and made a Canada West all-star appearance. He participated in Eastern Michigan’s pro day and impressed scouts with a 5.05 40-yard dash and 31 reps on the bench press.
DL Mychealon Thomas, Texas Tech (6’1”, 325)
Thomas split his four collegiate seasons between Butler Community College and Texas Tech. The Dallas native earned All-KJCC second-team honors after his sophomore year and decided to transfer to Texas Tech. As the Red Raiders’ nose tackle, Thomas played 23 games and recorded 49 tackles, five for loss and two pass defenses.