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17 College Free Agents On Board

Posted Jul 27, 2011

Auburn running back Mario Fannin highlights a class of 17 college free agents added to the roster on Wednesday.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- On Wednesday, the Broncos added 17 college free agents to the roster.

Below you will find information on each new signee.

BRANDON BING
• POSITION: Cornerback
• COLLEGE: Rutgers

Bing enjoyed a breakout season at Rutgers as a senior, finishing with 65 tackles, one sack and one interception. He showcased his sub-4.3 speed with one punt return touchdown during his final season with the Scarlet Knights.

Bing totaled 85 tackles, three interceptions, one sack and one forced fumble during his four-year career at Rutgers.

Brandon Bing
RONNELL BROWN
Ronnell Brown • POSITION: Defensive Tackle
• COLLEGE: James Madison

Brown played in 39 career games at James Madison, accumulating 67 tackles, 7.5 sacks and two interceptions.

His playing time began early, as he saw action in five games as a freshman, played in every game as a sophomore and started every game as a junior.

MARK DELL
• POSITION: Wide Receiver
• COLLEGE: Michigan State

Dell left Michigan State ranked sixth in Spartans history with 2,136 receiving yards, tied for seventh in receptions with 133 and tied for 13th in touchdown catches with 12.

As a senior in 2010, Dell played in all 13 games and was named honorable mention All-Big Ten by the coaches and media, and garnered All-Big Ten third team honors from Phil Steele.

Mark Dell
DEREK DOMINO
Derek Domino • POSITION: Weakside Linebacker
• COLLEGE: South Dakota State

Domino was named All-Missouri Valley first-team in 2009 after pacing his team with 100 tackles and sharing the team lead with five interceptions.

At his pro day, he ran a 4.69 40-yard dash.

MARIO FANNIN
• POSITION: Running Back
• COLLEGE: Auburn

Fannin left Auburn as the school's career leader in receptions and receiving yards by a running back with 97 and 985, respectively. He has nine career receiving TDs, an average length of 36.7 yards each.

On the ground, Fannin found success as well, rushing for 1,366 yards and 11 touchdowns in his career. His running and catching abilities helped him rank ninth in Tigers history in all purpose yards.

Mario Fannin
D'ANDRE GOODWIN
D'Andre Goodwin • POSITION: Wide Receiver
• COLLEGE: Washington

Goodwin played in 49 career games, starting 21, for the Huskies, and accumulated 124 receptions for 1,478 yards in his career.

He saw success from start to finish at Washington, as he played in every game as a redshirt freshman, led the team in receptions as a sophomore and was second on the club in receiving as a senior.

ADAM GRANT
• POSITION: Tackle
• COLLEGE: Arizona

Grant is a two-time All-Pacific 10 honoree from Arizona who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on July 27, 2011. He earned All-Pacific 10 second team honors as part of an offensive line unit that led the Wildcats to a school record with 5,712 yards of total offense.

He was named to the All-Pacific 10 second team as a junior, following a campaign in which the Wildcats’ offensive line surrendered just 13 sacks.

Adam Grant
CHRIS HARRIS
Chris Harris • POSITION: Cornerback
• COLLEGE: Kansas

Harris earned plenty of honors in his Kansas career, starting with the Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year his freshman season to a team captain and KU defensive back of the year as a senior.

In his career, the cornerback amassed 290 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, three interceptions, 16 pass breakups, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble.

JAMEL HAMLER
• POSITION: Wide Receiver
• COLLEGE: Fresno State

Hamler earned second-team All-Western Athletic Conference honors as a senior, when he led Fresno State in receiving.

For his career, Hamler totaled 96 catches for 1,395 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Jamel Hamler
A.J. JONES
A.J. Jones • POSITION: Weakside Linebacker
• COLLEGE: Florida

Jones played in 50 career games with 40 starts for the Gators, collecting 162 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, five sacks, three interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.

He saw time in all 12 games as a senior, finishing fifth on the team in tackles.

DERON MAYO
• POSITION: Weakside Linebacker
• COLLEGE: Old Dominion

Mayo is a rookie weakside linebacker from Old Dominion who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on July 27, 2011. He finished his career at ODU with 220 tackles, nine sacks, 25.5 tackles for a loss and two interceptions.

He ranked third on the team with 70 tackles and led the team with 6.5 sacks while blocking two kicks during his senior season for the Monarchs.

Deron Mayo
CURT PORTER
• POSITION: Tackle
• COLLEGE: Jacksonville State

Porter was named to the AP Football Championship Subdivision All-America team in 2010 -- a first-team selection on the offensive line.

He was also named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference after leading the Gamecocks to a 9-3 record and into the second round of the NCAA playoffs.

JAMES ROGERS
• POSITION: Cornerback
• COLLEGE: Michigan

Rogers appeared in 46 career games at the University of Michigan, contributing in all three phases of the game -- offense, defense and on special teams.

After playing 11 games at cornerback as a freshman, he flipped sides of the ball and played 10 games at wide receiver as a sophomore. During his junior season, Rogers switched to cornerback, where he remained for the rest of his collegiate career. He started all 13 games at cornerback for the Wolverines during his senior season and made 40 tackles to go along with three interceptions.

James Rogers
AUSTIN SYLVESTER
Austin Sylvester • POSITION: Fullback
• COLLEGE: Washington

Sylvester earned the starting fullback role for the Huskies as a senior after playing in 19 games his sophomore in junior seasons, mostly on special teams.

He played linebacker and fullback as one of seven true freshmen to see playing time for Washington in 2007.

ADAM WEBER
• POSITION: Quarterback
• COLLEGE: Minnesota

Weber made his 50th consecutive start at quarterback -- a Big Ten record -- in the final game of the 2010 season. During that span, the signal caller set Minnesota records in career pass completions, passing attempts, passing yards and touchdowns.

He threw for more than 200 yards in 30 of his 50 starts, and tossed at least one touchdown pass in 37 of the 50. For his career, Weber amassed 10,917 passing yards and 72 passing touchdowns.

Adam Weber
COLBY WHITLOCK
Colby Whitlock • POSITION: Defensive Tackle
• COLLEGE: Texas Tech

Whitlock earned All-Big 12 first-team honors from the Associated Press in 2010, as he ended his career consecutive starts streak at 49 games in the TicketCity Bowl.

He tied for 16th in the conference for tackles for loss.

MARSHALL WILLIAMS
• POSITION: Wide Receiver
• COLLEGE: Wake Forest

Williams earned All-Atlantic Coast honors at Wake Forest, where he finished his career with 110 receptions for 1,529 yards and 10 touchdowns.

His 867 receiving yards as a junior ranked sixth in school annals and he led the team with six touchdown catches.

Marshall Williams

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