The New York Jets have signed rookie free agent linebacker Joshua Mauga and free agent punter Ken Parrish. They have also waived tight end J'Nathan Bullock and punter T.J. Conley. The announcements were made by Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Mauga (6'1", 243) was a four-year starter at Nevada who in his senior year totaled 54 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks.
Parrish (6'1", 210) was signed by Philadelphia on May 28 and was waived on Aug. 8. He originally entered the NFL when he was signed by San Francisco as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2007. He spent training camp and the preseason with the 49ers before being waived on Aug. 27, 2007.
Parrish was an All-PSAC East first-team selection as a junior and senior at East Stroudsburg University, where he averaged 40.3 yards per punt.
Bullock (6'5", 240) was signed by the Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 1. He was a forward for the Cleveland State basketball team, scoring 1,800 career points in 130 games. He played high school football in Flint, Mich.
Conley (6'3", 220) was also signed by the Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 1. As a Walter Camp All-America first-team selection, he finished his senior year at Idaho with a 47.4-yard gross average on 58 punts, the best average for all NCAA levels.