Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga quarterback Jacob Huesman has been signed to the New York Giants' practice squad, according to reports.
The 6-foot-2, 225-pound Huesman, whose senior season was in 2015, signed as a running back. During his UTC career, he was a two-time All-American and three-time Southern Conference offensive player of the year, rushing for a school-record 4,051 yards and 43 touchdowns while also passing for 8,197 yards and 64 scores.
In 2015, he had 1,244 yards — the program's second-highest single-season rushing total of all time — and 13 touchdown runs.
Huesman had tryouts after the 2016 NFL draft with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans as a quarterback. He also had a stint with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League.
In November, he was invited to a workout with the Giants and was evaluated at a number of positions.
Levin invited to NFLPA Senior Bowl next month
Offensive lineman Corey Levin, who recently completed his standout UTC career, has been invited to participate in the 2017 National Football League Players Association Senior Bowl on Jan. 21 at the StubHub Center in the Los Angeles area.
The game is scheduled to kick off at 4 p.m. EST and will be broadcast on FS1.
Levin was a four-year starter for the Mocs and a consensus All-American each of his three final seasons. In 2014 and 2015, he was given the Jacobs Blocking Award as the SoCon's best offensive lineman.
He's the second Moc from this year's team invited to a postseason showcase. Defensive end Keionta Davis has been invited to the Reese's Senior Bowl on Jan. 28 in Mobile, Ala.