Rookie minicamp round-up: Camp Wrap

Rookie Minicamp

Good morning, and here’s what’s “out there” about the Seahawks for Monday, May 13, one day after the completion of their three-day rookie minicamp at Virginia Mason Athletic Center.

Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times profiles quarterback Jerrod Johnson, who took snaps with the No. 1-offense throughout the weekend’s camp.

Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune has his notes from the camp’s conclusion and takes a closer look at the impression Johnson made at camp.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald has five early takeaways as camp wrapped up yesterday, including the roles that drafted defensive tackles Jordan Hill and Jesse Williams are expected to fill.

Danny O’Neil of 710Sports.com highlights the two defensive tackles Hill and Williams, noting how the pairs conditioning level kept them a step ahead of the rest throughout the three-day weekend.Defensive Line

O’Neil also has a list of three things we learned and three things we’re still trying to figure out after the weekend’s camp.

Curtis Crabtree of SportsRadioKJR.com has his camp wrap story.

Mike Sando of ESPN.com has a short report and links on the rest of the teams in the NFC West, each of which closed out their minicamps yesterday afternoon.

Here at Seahawks.com, Clare Farnsworth has his camp-wrap story on the roles the drafted rookies will fill and his “Hawkville” blog focuses on the 6-foot-2, 202-pound cornerback Tharold Simon, drafted in the fifth-round out of LSU.

Team photographer Rod Mar has 57 photos from minicamp.

And finally, in honor of Mother’s Day yesterday, we compiled the Twitter well-wishes from Seahawks players to all of the hard-working, dedicated mothers out there, and Farnsworth caught up with mothers watching their sons out at the team’s minicamp, as the parents of each drafted rookie were invited out by coach Carroll and general manager John Schneider to spectate the team’s three-day workout.


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The Seahawks’ 2013 rookie minicamp roster

Rookie Minicamp

Practice number one of the Seahawks’ 2013 rookie minicamp is underway, and we bring you a quick rundown of the 67 players that make up this weekend’s roster.

It’s a pretty crowded list, and as you can see below, some players have been assigned numbers for the weekend that are currently in use by players on the Seahawks’ active roster. The rookie minicamp roster includes drafted players, undrafted rookie free agents who have signed and agreed to terms with the club, as well as 38 individuals who have been invited to participate on a tryout basis.

One of the notable players present on a trial basis this weekend is the 6-foot-7, 281-pound former professional basketball playing tight end Darren Fells, who was released by the club just two days earlier.

2013 Seattle Seahawks Numerical Rookie Minicamp Roster
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Birthdate Exp. College Hometown Acquired
1 Jerrod Johnson QB 6-5 251 7/27/1988 1 Texas A&M Houston, Texas FA-’13
2 Matt Austin WR 6-2 202 7/1/1988 R Utah State Monrovia, Calif. FA-’13
4 Casey Brockman QB 6-2 236 9/8/1990 R Murray State Murray, Ky.
5 Carson Wiggs K 6-1 222 2/20/1990 1 Purdue Grand Prairie, Texas FA-’13
6 Matt Szymanski K 6-2 205 8/13/1988 R SMU College Station, Texas
7 Ray Polk SS 6-1 219 4/22/1990 R Colorado Scottsdale, Ariz. FA-’13
9 Zach Ramirez K 6-0 205 12/3/1989 R Portland State Salem, Ore.
13 Phil Bates WR 6-1 220 9/20/1989 2 Ohio University Omaha, Neb. FA-’12
14 Owen Spencer WR 6-3 185 11/2/1987 1 North Carolina State North Brunswick, N.C.
15 Jake Mullin QB 6-2 233 2/25/1989 R McMurray Burleson, Texas
16 Justin Veltung WR 5-10 183 3/30/1991 R Idaho Puyallup, Wash.
17 Chris Harper WR 6-1 234 9/10/1989 R Kansas State Wichita, Kan. D4-’13
19 Gerald Kemp WR 6-0 208 5/23/1990 R Montana San Diego, Calif.
20 O’Hara Fluellen CB 5-11 195 8/8/1988 R Lincoln Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
22 Preston Hadley CB 5-11 204 3/3/1988 R BYU Pleasant Grove, Utah
27 Jim Noel CB 6-2 190 7/29/1991 R Boston College Everett, Mass.
28 Donald Washington FS 6-0 197 7/28/1986 R Ohio State Indianapolis, Ind.
30 Chandler Fenner CB 6-1 189 7/6/1990 2 Holy Cross Virginia Beach, Va. FA-’12
32 Darrell Scott RB 6-0 233 4/16/1989 R South Florida Ventura, Calif.
33 Christine Michael RB 5-10 221 11/9/1990 R Texas A&M Beaumont, Texas D2-’13
34 Tharold Simon CB 6-2 202 3/6/1991 R LSU Eunice, La. D5(b)-’13
35 Drew McAllister FS 6-0 199 11/12/1989 R USC Danville, Calif.
36 Steven Campbell FS 6-0 210 5/29/1991 R Texas A&M Houston, Texas
37 JaJuan Harley SS 6-0 203 1/17/1991 R Middle Tennessee Tallahassee, Fla.
38 Dominique Whaley RB 5-10 205 1/4/1990 R Oklahoma Lawton, Okla. FA-’13
40 Derrick Coleman RB 6-0 233 10/18/1990 2 UCLA W. Los Angeles, Calif. FA-’12
41 Dax Dallenbach LS 6-1 244 4/13/1990 R Florida State Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
42 Akeem Davis SS 6-0 200 12/25/1989 R Memphis Laurel, Miss.
43 Kyle Knox LB 6-1 220 3/10/1989 2 Fresno State Los Angeles, Calif. FA-’12
44 Spencer Ware FB 5-10 229 11/23/1991 R LSU Cincinnati, Ohio D6-’13
45 Craig Wilkins LB 6-1 243 11/28/1989 R Old Dominion Washington, D.C. FA-’13
46 John Lotulelei LB 5-11 233 12/4/1991 R UNLV Kihei, Hawaii FA-’13
47 Ramon Buchanon LB 6-1 215 9/15/1989 R Miami Melbourne, Fla. FA-’13
48 Cooper Helfet TE 6-3 239 6/2/1989 2 Duke Kentfield, Calif. FA-’12
49 Jonathan Sharpe LB 5-11 217 9/17/1989 R North Greenville (S.C.) Conway, S.C.
51 Josh Jenkins C/G 6-3 297 11/27/1988 R West Virginia Parkersburg, W. Va.
52 Chris Billingslea DE 6-4 269 2/7/1990 R Citadel Fort Mill, S.C.
53 Rob Eddins LB 6-2 250 10/11/1988 R Ball State Detroit, Mich.
57 Jaydan Bird LB 6-1 231 11/23/1990 R Oklahoma Wichita, Kan.
58 Ty Powell LB 6-2 249 4/27/1988 R Harding (Ark.) Marina, Calif. D7(b)-’13
59 Korey Toomer LB 6-2 234 12/9/1988 2 Idaho Las Vegas, Nev. D5-’12
61 John Collins G 6-4 306 8/23/1990 R Harvard Hull, Mass.
62 Ryan Seymour G 6-4 301 2/7/1990 R Vanderbilt Kingsland, Ga. D7(a)-’13
63 Zach Allen C 6-2 332 8/31/1990 R North Carolina State Tifton, Ga.
64 Pat Boyle G 6-5 301 5/31/1990 R Temple Towson, Md.
65 Jordon Roussos G 6-3 307 8/8/1991 R Bolwing Green Pittsburgh, Pa. FA-’13
66 Jared Smith G 6-4 302 3/20/1990 R New Hampshire Greencastle, Pa. D7(c)-’13
69 Harold Love DT 6-3 325 3/28/1990 R Bethune-Cookman Portland, Ore
70 Benson Mayowa DE 6-3 236 8/3/1991 R Idaho Inglewood, Calif.
72 Drew Schaefer T 6-4 302 12/31/1989 R Washington Sammamish, Wash.
73 Michael Bowie T 6-4 332 9/25/1991 R Northeastern State Tulsa, Okla. D7(d)-’13
74 Ayo Idowu DE 6-1 256 3/15/1991 R St. Thomas (Minn.) Oakdale, Minn.
75 Andrew Seumalo DT 6-4 286 4/7/1990 R Oregon State Corvallis, Ore.
77 Jake Bscherer T 6-6 305 4/26/1988 R Minnesota-Duluth Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
78 Alvin Bailey T 6-3 320 8/26/1991 R Arkansas Broken Arrow, Okla. FA-’13
82 Luke Willson TE 6-5 252 1/15/1990 R Rice Lasalle, Ontario D5(c)-’13
83 Arceto Clark WR 5-10 181 9/29/1989 R Mississippi State Tupelo, Miss.
84 Austin Coleman WR 5-7 184 8/31/1990 R St. Francis (Ind). Fort Wayne, Ind.
87 Victor Marshall TE 6-4 235 6/2/1988 R British Columbia Kirkland, Wash.
88 Darren Fells TE 6-7 281 4/22/1986 1 UC Irvine Fullerton, Calif.
90 Jesse Williams DT 6-3 325 11/2/1990 R Alabama Brisbane, Australia D5(a)-’13
93 Kenneth Boatright DE 6-3 254 3/6/1990 R Southern Illinois Bolingbrook, Ill. FA-’13
94 Martin Parker DT 6-2 303 2/27/1988 R Richmond New Haven, Conn.
95 Myles Wade DT 6-1 300 8/30/1989 2 Portland State Portland, Ore FA-’12
97 Jordan Hill DT 6-1 303 2/8/1991 R Penn State Steelton, Pa. D3-’13
98 Chancey Aghayere DE 6-4 267 9/17/1989 R LSU Garland, Texas
99 Dequinta Jones DE 6-3 308 12/6/1990 R Arkansas Bastrop, La.

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Rookie minicamp round-up: Day one

Good morning, and welcome to day one of the Seahawks’ rookie minicamp.

Rookies trickled into Virginia Mason Athletic Center throughout the afternoon yesterday for team physicals, player head shots, and administrative meetings. This morning, they’ll get in a round of offensive and defensive meetings and participate in a walk-thru before hitting the fields adjacent to the shores of Lake Washington for a 1:30 p.m. practice. Saturday’s practice will start at the same time – 1:30 p.m. – and Sunday’s session is slated for an 11:30 a.m. start.

Before all that gets going, we have some morning links for you previewing what to look for this weekend:

Eric Williams of the Tacoma News Tribune has his minicamp primer, posing five questions surrounding this year’s rookie class and crop of undrafted rookie free agents.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald has his camp preview, offering five things to keep an eye on at camp over the next three days.

Danny O’Neil of 710Sports.com has his list of five things we’ll be trying to find out about this year’s group of rookies.

Mike Sando of ESPN.com breaks down NFC West rosters by position as rookie camps start for all four teams in the division this weekend.

Our Clare Farnsworth highlights Seahawks quarterback Jerrod Johnson, who despite not being a rookie, will do most of the throwing for this weekend’s camp.

Farnsworth also catches up with offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn on what the two will be looking for, and looking at, over the next three days.

And if you missed it last night, defensive lineman Greg Scruggs underwent ACL reconstruction yesterday for an injury he suffered prior to the 2013 NFL Draft.

We’ll be back with more after today’s practice and media availabilities. Until then, please have yourself a happy Seahawks Blue Friday.


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