Two Former Coyotes Sign NFL Free Agent Contracts
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
(From the USD Sports desk)
South Dakota alumni Tyson Graham and Drew Iddings have signed NFL free agent contracts with the Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints, respectively.
Graham signed with Indianapolis as a safety, while Iddings will transition from a defensive lineman to an offensive guard for New Orleans. The signings were announced on the respective teams’ websites.
Graham, from Pompano Beach, Fla., compiled 228 tackles in his three seasons on the defensive side of the ball for the Coyotes. He led South Dakota with 97 tackles in his first year at safety as a sophomore in 2014. He totaled 60 stops in nine starts at linebacker this past season. Graham played in 44 games for the Coyotes. He had five collegiate interceptions and three sacks.
Iddings, from Rapid City, S.D., compiled 149 tackles including 8.0 sacks and 32.0 tackles-for-loss in four seasons at South Dakota from 2012-15. He had 26 tackles his senior season including 10 solo stops, 9.5 for loss and two sacks, both of which resulted in fumbles. Iddings signed a free agent contract with the Oakland Raiders in 2016.
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