Two Bama Players Land UDFA Deals
The NFL Draft came and went, nine Alabama players were drafted. All nine were selected in the first three rounds, but that doesn't mean Saturday was quiet for the Crimson Tide. Two of the players who were not drafted, Jared Mayden and Shyeim Carter landed undrafted free agent deals.
According to Tom Pelissero, Jared Mayden is joining the San Francisco 49ers. Mayden joins the defending NFC Champions and will look to make the roster for the 2020 season. The terms of his agreement are not yet released. According to AL.com's Matt Zenitz, the New York Giants and Cincinnati Bengals were also in pursuit of Mayden's services but the Alabama safety chose to join the 49ers.
Mayden finishes his career at Alabama with 81 tackles, four interceptions and one sack in 25 games played during his four seasons.
According to AL.com's Matt Zenitz, safety Shyheim Carter has agreed to an undrafted free agency deal with the New York Jets. Carter was rumored to be talking with the Pittsburgh Steelers as well.
He will attempt to make the Jets roster and find a role next to star safety Jamaal Adams. Carter finished his Alabama career with 100 tackles, three interceptions, two returned for touchdowns and two forced fumbles in 34 games over four years with the Crimson Tide.
With Mayden and Carter landing UDFA contracts it just leaves offensive linemen Matt Womack's fate to be decided. Will he join a team today? The article will be updated if he receives a contract. Currently 11 members of the Crimson Tide have now joined the professional ranks this weekend.