Several Husker football players join NFL teams

April 30, 2018 GMT

Several former Huskers signed as free agents following the NFL draft according to the Omaha World-Herald confirmations and other media reports.

Defensive back Chris Jones reached an agreement with Detroit, tight end Tyler Hoppes is heading to Minnesota, defensive back Joshua Kalu to Tennessee, wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El to Washington, fullback Luke McNitt to Atlanta and offensive lineman Nick Gates to the New York Giants. On Saturday, Tanner Lee was drafted in the sixth round by the Jacksonville Jaguars.