By Steve Corkran
Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 9:15 pm in Oakland Raiders.
Here is a list and brief bios of the 13 undrafted players signed by the Raiders, as announced by the Raiders in a press release.
All 13 players are scheduled to participate in the Raiders rookie mini camp, which begins Friday and ends Sunday. Media are permitted access Saturday.
Conroy Black (6-0, 185) CB – Utah: Played two years at Utah after transferring from Fullerton College. Earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a senior after recording four interceptions to tie for the Pac-12 lead.
Kaelin Burnett (6-4, 234) LB – Nevada: Played at Nevada after transferring from Delta State, seeing action at both linebacker and defensive end. In final season at Nevada, recorded 30 tackles with 4.5 tackles for loss.
Derek Carrier (6-4, 238) WR – Beloit: Played at Beloit, establishing school records with 189 career receptions for 3,111 yards and 29 touchdowns. Also set a single-season school record with 75 catches for 1,250 yards as a senior.
Brandon Carswell (6-1, 201) WR – USC: Native of Milpitas, Calif., had 40 career receptions for 386 yards and two touchdowns at USC. Played in all 12 games as a senior, totaling 18 catches for 153 yards and one touchdown.
Dominique Hamilton (6-5, 313) DT – Missouri: Named All-Big-12 by the media as a senior at Missouri. Finished senior season with 50 tackles, two fumble recoveries and 2.5 sacks.
Aaron Henry (6-0, 208) S – Wisconsin: Played four years at Wisconsin, earning first-team All-Big-Ten honors from the league coaches as a senior. Started all 14 games in final college season, recording four interceptions.
Marquette King (6-0, 192) P – Fort Valley State: As a senior, punted 60 times for 2,582 yards and recorded an 80-yard punt in the HBCU Bowl. Averaged 43.3 yards per punt and ranked No. 13 in the nation in net yardage.
Dan Knapp (6-5, 304) T – Arizona State: Started all 13 games as a senior at Arizona State. Made transition from tight end to offensive line after sophomore season.
Mario Kurn (6-2, 238) LB – San Diego: Appeared in 11 games as a senior at San Diego and totaled 12.5 sacks. Named AP FCS second-team All-American and earned All-Pioneer Football League first-team honors.
Thomas Mayo (6-2, 205) WR – California (Pa.): Transferred to California (Pa.) for senior season after beginning college career at Concord University. Led team with 79 receptions for 1,359 yards and 16 touchdowns en route to Division II All-America honors.
Lucas Nix (6-5, 317) G – Pittsburgh: Played both guard and tackle in four seasons at Pittsburgh. Started eight contests at right guard as a senior and made 13 starts at both right guard and right tackle as a junior.
Chaz Powell (6-1, 207) S – Penn State: Played both wide receiver and cornerback at Penn State, finishing career with 30 receptions for 403 yards and 54 tackles with two interceptions. Also averaged 25.6 yards per kickoff return with two touchdowns.
Rod Streater (6-3, 200) WR – Temple: Played two seasons at Temple after transferring from Alfred State. As a senior, totaled 18 catches for 340 yards and two touchdowns and had 30 receptions for 481 yards and four touchdowns as a junior.