ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed the following two rookie free agents following their participation in the team's rookie minicamp on a tryout basis, the club announced Monday.
|Cole, A.J.||P||6-4||217||N.C. State|
|Ollie, Ronald||DT||6-2||292||Nicholls State|
Cole: Played in 52 career games and finished ranked second in North Carolina State program history in punting yards (9,288) and third in punts (220)…Ranks third in program annals with a 42.2-yard punting average…As a senior, punted 49 times for 2,076 yards (42.4 avg.) and pinned opponents inside the 20-yard line 22 times…Eclipsed the 2,000-yard mark for the fourth-straight season.
Ollie: Played two seasons at Nicholls State after transferring from East Mississippi Community College…Appeared in 22 games at Nicholls State and made one start, totaling 74 tackles (38 solo), including 20 for loss, seven sacks, two passes defensed and two fumble recoveries…Played in 12 contests as a senior and notched 33 stops (20), 13.5 for loss, five sacks and two fumble recoveries…Earned MACJC All-State Second Team honors his sophomore season at EMCC.
In corresponding transactions, the Raiders have waived the following two players:
|Kaser, Drew||P||6-2||206||Texas A&M|