BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Former Melbourne Central Catholic and University of Miami wide receiver Rashawn Scott has signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent.
Scott, who is is 6-feet-2 inches tall and weighs 203 pounds, started last season at the University of Miami, collecting 52 catches for 695 yards (13.2 yards per catch) and five touchdowns as a redshirt senior.
He ran 4.54 at the Hurricanes’ Pro Day with a 32 1/2-inch vertical and 9-foot-8 inch broad jump in Indy. He’s a favorite of Rookie Scouting Portfolio’s Matt Waldman for his ability to win against coverage and intelligent route running.
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech tight end Gabe Hughes won’t have to travel far to begin his professional career.
On Saturday, Hughes signed as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins, becoming the first player in Florida Tech history to sign an NFL contract.
Hughes, a standout at Highland Christian High School in Lighthouse Point, Florida, grew up approximately 30 minutes from the Dolphins’ stadium, formerly known as Sun Life Stadium.
Hughes played for three seasons in Crimson and Gray after transferring from Western Michigan.
Over the course of his career he racked up 1,244 yards and 10 touchdowns on 74 receptions. Hughes snagged all-region honors each of the past two seasons and was named Honorable Mention All-American by D2Football.com following his senior season.