Seahawks signs 12 free recruits undrafted; Give up four players


The Seahawks signed 12 additional rookie free agents on Monday, bringing their total UDFA signatures to 17 players.

Last week, the Seahawks added five undrafted players, including Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon and University of Washington wide receiver Aaron Fuller. The signing on Monday was:

DT Josh Avery, Southeast Missouri
RB Patrick Carr, Houston, Houston
WR Seth Dawkins, Louisville
CB Gavin Heslop, Stony Creek
RB Anthony Jones, Florida International
DT Cedrick Lattimore, Iowa
TE Tyler Mabry, Maryland
FS Chris Miller, Baylor
FS Josh Norwood, West Virginia
CB Kemah Siverand, State of Oklahoma
BY Marcus Webb, Troy
TE Dominick Wood-Anderson, Tennessee

To make room for those on the 90 player list, Seattle has given up defensive tackle Nazair Jones, ball carrier Adam Choice, defensive tackle Shakir Soto and linebacker Pita Taumoepenu. Of this group, only Jones, a third-round pick in the 2017 draft, has regular season experience for the Seahawks, having played 20 games in his first two seasons, starting two. Choice signed with Seattle last year as an undrafted free agent, but spent the season on the injured reserve. Taumoepenu and Soto both spent time last season with the Seattle training team, and then signed back / future contracts after the season.

Here is more information on the 12 new recruits for the Seahawks:

DT Josh Avery, 6-4, 320, Southeast Missouri

Recorded 41 tackles, seven loss tackles and 2.5 sacks in two seasons southeast of Missouri after his transfer from Independence Community College. Played 13 games as a senior and totaled 30 tackles and 1.5 sacks.

RB Patrick Carr, 5-10, 205, Houston

Spent his first year at the University of Colorado before moving to Houston and played in 22 games, totaling 227 attempts for 1,274 yards and nine touchdowns for the Cougars. Finished second on the team in 2019 with 380 yards rushing and led the team in rush in 2018 with 868 yards and five touchdowns in 152 races, all of them career highs.

WR Seth Dawkins, 6-3, 218, Louisville

Played 47 career games with the Cardinals and captured 94 passes for 1,510 yards and nine touchdowns in his four-year career. His most productive season came in his second year in which he started 10 of 12 games played, recording career highs in receptions (42), yards (642) and touchdowns (4). Played 13 games in his senior season, posting 16 receptions for 348 yards and three touchdowns.

CB Gavin Heslop, 6-1, 200, Stony Creek

Won third All-CAA football team in senior captain season with 52 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, pair of blocked kicks, three fumbles forced and three recoveries escaped, returning one for a touchdown. During his college career, Heslop started 37 consecutive games and recorded 138 tackles in total, with 21.0 tackles for the loss and a pair of fumble returns for the touchdowns.

RB Anthony Jones, RB, 5-11, 215, Florida International

Played 41 games with 17 starts and rushed 418 times for 2,010 yards and 21 touchdowns in his career. In his senior season, he started 10 of 12 games played and led the ground team with 187 runs for 867 yards and nine scores, earning him the honorable mention of Conference USA. Reached the milestone of the century four times in 2019, including three on consecutive outings, becoming the second Panther in the history of the program to cover more than 100 meters in three consecutive games. Appeared in six games with four starts in 2018, missing more than half the season after being shot dead in a shooting drive. Is the Minnesota Vikings’ uncle who backs Dalvin Cook and the University of Georgia who backs James Cook.

DT Cedrick Lattimore6-3, 295, Iowa

Played 44 games in his four-year career with the Hawkeyes, collecting 81 tackles (39 solo), 6.0 sacks and seven defeat tackles. Was named an Honorable All-Big Ten after his senior season when he recorded career highs in tackles (44) and sacks (2.5).

TE Tyler Mabry, 6-4, 248, Maryland

Started his career at the University of Buffalo (2015-18), redesigning his true first year season, before transferring to graduate school and ending his college career in Maryland. Started 41 of 50 games in his college career, posting 73 receptions for 722 yards and six touchdowns. Picked Maryland against Alabama and started 12 games for the Terps, recording 13 receptions for 155 yards and three touchdowns. Was named the first All-Mid American Conference team in 2018 in Buffalo after starting the 14 games and posting 27 receptions for 230 yards and two touchdowns.

FS Chris Miller, 6-0, 191, Baylor

A two-year starter, has played 44 career games with 25 starts for the Bears. Was named to the second All-Big 12 2019 team and an honorable mention Big 12 2018. Career ended with 177 tackles (123 solo), one sack, six defensive passes, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Scored a career record 13 tackles twice in his senior season.

FS Josh Norwood, 5-11, 185, West Virginia

Started his university career at Ohio State (2015-16), then transferred to Northwest Mississippi Community College (2017) before landing in West Virginia for two seasons (2018-19). Played 22 career games with the Mountaineers in safety and in a corner with 20 starts. Was named second All-Big 12 team in 2019 and honorable mention All-Big 12 in 2018. Career ended with 128 tackles, one interception and 18 assists defended. Started 10 games in his senior season and finished third on the team with 64 tackles and was intercepted.

CB Kemah Siverand, 6-1, 200, State of Oklahoma

Played 41 career games with Oklahoma State (2018-19) and Texas A&M (2016-17). Played in 26 games with the Cowboys primarily in special teams, posting 11 defense tackles in his two seasons. Played 15 games with the Aggies, two in his first year as wide receiver before moving to the defensive side before his second year.

DE Marcus Webb 6-3, 279, Troy

Played 48 games with the Trojans and had 77 tackles (31 solo), 20.5 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks and two blocked kicks during his career. He won his third consecutive All-Sun belt honor in 2019 when he was named to the third team after finishing fifth in the league with 6 sacks. He was named the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week after a three-bag performance against Georgia Southern; the total ranks third in a match in Troy’s history. Was an honorable mention All-Sun Belt selection in 2017 and 2018.

TE Dominick Wood-Anderson, 6-4, 257, Tennessee

I spent two seasons at Arizona Western Community College before playing two years for the volunteers. Caught 38 passes for 408 yards and three touchdowns in two seasons in Tennessee, starting 17 of the 24 games played. At Arizona Western, ranked as a four-star rookie and No. 1 prospect at the country’s junior college. Scored 31 receptions for 258 yards and two touchdowns in 2017, and was named to the All-Western State Football League First Team, All-Community Community College Sports Conference First Team and helped lead the Matadors to the 2017 NJCAA Championship game.


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