2014 NFL Draft: ACC Big Four Undrafted Free-Agent Signings


The 2014 NFL Draft can only select so many players, so what happened to some of the players at the Big Four schools in the ACC (Duke, North Carolina, N.C. State, and Wake Forest) who didn’t get drafted?

The ACC had 42 selections in the 2014 NFL Draft, including five in the first round. However, 51 ACC players went on to sign free agent deals with NFL teams after they went undrafted.

Wake Forest and N.C. State had three undrafted free agents apiece ink deals with NFL teams, and Duke and North Carolina each had two players sign free agent deals.

Here is a list or where the undrafted players for the Big Four schools landed:


RB Juwan Thompson (Denver Broncos)

DE Kenny Anunike (Denver Broncos)

North Carolina

OT James Hurst (Baltimore Ravens)

QB Bryn Renner (Denver Broncos)

N.C. State

DE Carlos Gray (Green Bay Packers)

TE Asa Watson (New England Patriots)

DL Deylan Buntyn (New England Patriots)

Wake Forest

DT Nikita Whitlock (Cincinnati Bengals)

LB Justin Jackson (Detroit Lions)

LB Zach Thompson (New York Jets)