Originally published on SBReport.net on May 14, 2012
The Oakland Raiders have signed seven free agents following this past weekend’s rookie mini-camp in Alameda.
The Raiders announced on Monday the signings of Eddy Carmona (P/K), Wayne Dorsey (DE), Kyle Efaw (TE), Kevin Haslam (OT), LeQuan Lewis (CB), TreShawn Robinson (FB), and Travionte Session (WR).
Carmona comes out of Harding University after transferring from Central Arkansas University before his senior year. During his senior season at Harding University, Carmona handled both the punting and kicking duties. Carmona hit 46-49 PATs and 10-of-13 field goals, including three out of four from 50 yards or more. He also averaged 38.3 yards when punting.
Dorsey, a 6’6” 272-pound defensive end, played his senior season at Ole Miss but only appeared in six games before breaking his arm against Alabama. Dorsey recorded a team-high three sacks despite having his season cut short due to the broken arm.
Efaw comes out of Boise State where he played all four seasons. The 6’4” 247-pound tight end appeared in 53 games and recorded 103 receptions for 1,269 yards and 13 touchdowns. As a senior, Efaw started in eight games and played in all 13 games, recording 31 catches for 264 yards and a career-high seven touchdowns.
Haslam, offensive tackle out of Rutgers University, starred as a basketball player as a 195-pound senior in high school. Since then, Haslam has grown to a 6’5” 304-pound tackle that started his final 26 games of his college career at both guard and tackle. Haslam originally signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2010 as a non-drafted free agent, but soon missed the 2011 NFL season due to a knee injury.
Lewis played two seasons for Arizona State before signing with the Tennessee Titans last season as an undrafted free agent. At Arizona State, Lewis appeared in 22 games as a cornerback and wide receiver and recorded one interception.
Robinsons played at the University of Idaho as a linebacker and started at least one game each season. In 2011, Robinson led the team with 117 tackles while starting 12 games, including a 20-tackle game against Utah State. The Raiders currently have him listed as a 5’11”, 246-pound fullback.
Session provides the Raiders with another wide receiver as a 6’2” 191-pound target out of the University of Nevada. Session played in 42 games during his four-year tenure out of Nevada, hauling in a total of 71 passes for 978 yards and six touchdowns, including 23 catches for 291 yards and one touchdown in his senior year last season.
The Raiders mini-camp hosted a total of 30 tryout players during their rookie mini-camp this past weekend. The Raiders head into their first OTA session on Tuesday, be sure to check back on SBReport.net for reports from Alameda.