The Saints’ rookie and other free agent pickups, at a glance

Sam Houston State running back Timothy Flanders stands on the sidelines of an NCAA college football game against Stephen F. Austin Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Sam Houston State running back Timothy Flanders stands on the sidelines of an NCAA college football game against Stephen F. Austin Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

The Saints reportedly are bringing in these players. They include undrafted college rookies, players who declared in prior years but are unsigned and minicamp invitees. With position, school, height and weight:

UPDATE: The Saints released their official list of undrafted rookie free agents on Monday. Those with “*” next to their name are one of those. Unless otherwise noted, the rest may be among the invitees to try out at the team’s minicamp for a spot on the expanded preseason roster; or — as can happen — circumstances changed, and they won’t actually be joining the team in any capacity.

*Matt Armstrong, C, G rand Vall ey State, 6-3, 290: Won award given to best center in Football Championship Subdivision in 2013.

Shaq Bell, CB/S, Colorado State, 5-11, 198: Two forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, two interceptions and 17 pass break-ups in 50 career games.

Ryan Boykin, RB, Ohio, 6-1, 225: Had 399 yards and seven touchdowns on 103 carries in 11 games in 2013.

Sergio Castillo, K, We st Texa s A&M, 5-11, 195: Set a Division-II career scoring record and honored as country’s best small-school kicker.

*Brandon Coleman, WR, Rutgers , 6-6, 220: Tied school record for touchdown grabs with 20. Caught 92 passes for 1,743 yards in 26 starts. Had third- to fourth-round draft grades and tied for second-most 225-pound bench press reps for receivers at combine.

Jerome Cunningham, TE, 6-3, 250: Senior in 2012 at South Connecticut State. Was invited to rookie minicamp with the Colts last year.

*Brian Dixon, CB, Northwest Missouri State, 5-11, 203: Six interceptions in final two seasons. All-America at Joliet (Ill.) Junior College before school canceled program. Brother Brandon drafted in sixth round by Jets.

*Kasim Edebali, DE/OLB, Bos ton Colle ge, 6-2, 253: Born in Germany. Broke out as senior with 15 takedowns behind the line of scrimmage, 9.5 sacks, five pass break-ups, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as senior.

*Timothy Flanders, RB, Sam Housto n State, 5-9, 207: All-team leading rusher in history of Southland Conference got 5,664 ground yards and 66 touchdowns from 2010-13.

Mike Golic Jr., G, 6-4, 300: Senior at Notre Dame in 2012. Spent time with Pittsburgh Steelers last year but didn’t make the team. Son of former NFLer/famous radio host. Deal is reportedly for two years.

*Spencer Hadley, OLB, BYU, 6-1, 228: Was productive until a disappointing final year, when he was suspended for three games, then got hurt.

*Je’Ron Hamm, TE, Louisiana-Monroe , 6-3, 236: College wide receiver’s best season came as a junior: 62 grabs for 915 yards and six scores. Hurt as a senior.

Spencer Harris, WR, Illinois, 6-3, 195: Career highs of 39 receptions and 328 yards last year. Five career touchdowns.

Cqulin Hubert, DE, Southeastern Louisiana, 6-1, 250: First player from his school to be named defensive player of the year in the Southland Conference.

John Hubert, RB, Kansas State, 5-7, 202: Rushed for 2,993 yards and 28 touchdowns in four years at Kansas State. Ground yardage trails only former Saints running back Darren Sproles in school history.

Steve Hull, WR, Illinois, 6-2, 200: After moving to wide receiver from safety in 2013, had 59 receptions for 933 yards and seven touchdowns.

Shawn Jackson, Tulsa, LB, 5-11, 255: Reigning Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year.

*Nic Jacobs, M c Neese State, TE, 6-5, 269: Spent freshman and sophomore seasons at LSU, primarily as a backup. Caught 32 passes for 453 yards and four touchdowns in one season at McNeese.

*Seantavius Jones, WR, Valdosta State, 6-3, 209: Had 106 catches for 1,699 and 26 touchdowns during 24 games over final two seasons.

*Logan Kilgore, QB, Middle Tennessee State, 6-2, 213: No. 1 in touchdown passes in school history (53) and No. 2 in passing yards (7,849).

*Brandon M c Cray, DE, Louisiana -Lafayette, 6-5, 318: Good size. Helped school win three straight New Orleans Bowls at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Ryan M c Grath, OL, Ohio, 6-6, 300: Started eight games at right tackle. Credited with 30 pancake blocks.

TraShaun Nixon, LB, Ne w Mexic o State, 6-0, 233: In two seasons, had 189 tackles, 23 takedowns behind the line of scrimmage and five sacks.

*Micajah Reynolds, DL, Michigan State, 6-5, 307: Reportedly will try out on offensive line after career-high 37 tackles (3.5 behind line of scrimmage) in 2013.

Derrick Strozier, CB, Tulane, 5-8, 181: Minicamp tryout after posting 101 total tackles, 18 pass break-ups and five interceptions (two returned for TDs) in 20 starts.

*George Uko, DL, Southern California, 6-3, 275: No. 2 on team with five sacks in final year. Had seven takedowns behind line of scrimmage.

*Chidera Uzo-Diribe, De, Colorado , 6-2, 252: Eleven sacks and 21 takedowns behind line of scrimmage in final two years.

*Lawrence Virgil, DE, Valdosta State, 6-4, 281: Had 4.5 sacks and 8.5 takedowns behind line in 2013. Impressive 39 reps on bench press.

*Pierre Warren, S, Jacksonville State, 6-4, 194: Led team with five interceptions and returned one for a touchdown in 2013.

Luke Wollet, S, Kent State, 6-0, 193: His 12 career interceptions were tied for seventh in school history.

*Ty Zimmerman, S, Kansas State, 6-1, 202: Had 13 career interceptions despite missing much of the past two seasons with injuries.

Ramon Antonio Vargas