DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Broncos have signed college free agents Kapri Bibbs and Shaquil Barrett from Colorado State University.
Bibbs, the star running back from the CSU Rams, and linebacker Shaquil Barrett weren’t drafted, but the Broncos obviously think they have potential.
Bibbs owns CSU’s single-season rushing record and Barrett was the 2013 Mountain West Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
When making the announcement the Broncos noted that since 2004 13 rookie college free agents have made the Broncos’ active roster out of training camp.
Bibbs wrote in a Tweet “Thankyou @johnelway for the opportunity broncos here we come !” and Barrett wrote “Preciate all the love and support. I’m heading to the Broncos.”
Two Rams were drafted in this year’s NFL Draft — the New York Giants picked center Weston Richburg in the second round and the Baltimore Ravens picked tight end Crockett Gillmore in the third round.
The Broncos also signed the following college free agents on Saturday:
Kenny Anunike – DE, Duke
Isaiah Burse – WR, Fresno State
Steven Clark – P, Auburn
Brennan Clay – RB, Oklahoma
Mister Cobble – DT, Kentucky
Bennie Fowler – WR, Michigan State
Greg Hardin – WR, North Dakota
Greg Latta – DE, Purdue
Bryn Renner – QB, North Carolina
Aslam Sterling – T, Kansas
Jordan Sullen – CB, Tulane
Juwan Thompson – RB, Duke
Louis Young – CB, Georgia Tech