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Titans Agree to Terms With 17 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents


NASHVILLE – The Titans have agreed to terms with 17 undrafted free agents.

A quick look at the players, who will take part in the team's rookie minicamp this weekend:

OLB David Anenih (Houston)

Anenih (6-3, 249) appeared in 14 games for the Cougars in 2021, when he set career highs in tackles (30) and tackles for a loss (10). In three seasons, Anenih tallied 73 tackles, 23 tackles for loss, 14 sacks and seven passes defensed.

CB Tre Avery (Rutgers)

Avery (5-11, 190) played in 12 games, with nine starts, in 2021. He totaled 37 tackles, with 1.5 for a loss, five pass breakups and an interception.

RB Julius Chestnut (Sacred Heart)

Chestnut (6-1, 215) rushed for 542 yards and three touchdowns on 91 carries while playing in just five games in 2021 after suffering a sprained knee.

DT Haskell Garrett (Ohio State)

Garrett (6-2, 300) recorded 22 tackles, seven tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks in 2021 at Ohio State, where he was a team captain and a first-team All Big-10 performer.

ILB Jack Gibbens (Minnesota)

Gibbens (6-4, 245) tallied 92 tackles (including 4.5 for loss) in 2021 after transferring to Minnesota from Abilene Christian.

S Michael Griffin II (South Dakota State)

Griffin (6-0, 213), who is not related to former Titans safety Michael Griffin, totaled 55 tackles in 2021.

G Hayden Howerton (SMU)

Howerton (6-3, 300) played three positions at SMU, where he made 47 consecutive starts over the past four years.

WR Brandon Lewis (Air Force)

Lewis (5-9, 175) led Air Force with 20 catches for 600 yards and three touchdowns, averaging a school-record 30 yards per catch that includes a 92-yard catch and score vs Colorado State. He had five catches for 172 yards and two TDs in the First Responder Bowl vs Louisville.

OT Jalen McKenzie (Southern Cal)

McKenzie (6-5, 320) appeared in 42 games in his career at USC, making 19 starts. He appeared in all 12 games on the offensive line in 2021 for the Trojans while starting five contests.

C/G Xavier Newman-Johnson (Baylor)

Newman (6-2, 315) started all 14 games at left guard in 2021 while helping pave the way for a rushing attack that averaged 219.3 yards per game.

DT Sam Okuayinonu (Maryland)

Okuayinonu (6-1, 269) totaled 55 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss and six sacks and 13 starts at Maryland in 2021.

DL Jayden Peevy (Texas A&M)

Peevy (6-5, 308), who was trained by former Titans defensive lineman Shaun Smith, made 43 tackles, including six for a loss, in 2021. Peevy also batted down eight passes at A&M, and he blocked four kicks.

WR Reggie Roberson (SMU)

Roberson (5-11, 192) started all 12 games in 2021, when he registered 51 catches for 625 yards and six touchdowns. He had a touchdown catch in five straight games.

OL Andrew Rupcich (Culver-Stockton)

Rupcich (6-6, 318) made 48 straight starts over five seasons at the NAIA school, earning first-team All-America status three straight years.

K Caleb Shudak (Iowa)

Shudak (5-7, 177) went 24-of-28 in his field goal attempts in 2021. He was 7-of-7 from 40-49 yards, and 4-of-6 from 50-plus yards. Shudak had touchbacks on 46 of 65 kick-offs last season.

P Ryan Stonehouse (Colorado St.)

Stonehouse (6-1, 193) averaged 50.9 yards per punt on 58 attempts last season. He booted 32 punts over 50 yards, including an 81-yard punt vs. Vanderbilt.

CB Tre Swilling (Georgia Tech)

Swilling (6-1, 196), the son of former NFL All-Pro Pat Swilling, posted 33 tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack and four passes defensed in his final season at Georgia Tech.

International Allocation

TE Thomas Odukoya (Eastern Michigan)

Odukoya (6-6, 263) played in 40 career games at Eastern Michigan, where he caught 21 passes for 194 yards and four touchdowns. Odukoya played in 13 games in 2021, when he tallied 13 catches for 130 yards and two scores. Odukoya, who is from the Netherlands, is one of four players league-wide taking part in the International Player Pathway Program, which is part of the league's efforts to strengthen the pipeline of international players while aiming to provide elite international athletes the opportunity to compete at the NFL level, improve their skills, and ultimately earn a spot on an NFL roster.

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