ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed the following 10 players to their practice squad, the club announced Monday. RB Damarea Crockett, LB Justin Phillips and TE Eric Saubert are the only practice squad signees that were not with the team during training camp this year.
Ateman, Marcell WR 6-4 216 2 Oklahoma State
Bell, Quinton DE 6-4 253 R Prairie View A&M
Cotton Sr., Lester G 6-4 335 R Alabama
Crockett, Damarea RB 5-11 225 R Missouri
Gafford, Rico WR 5-10 185 1 Wyoming
Mabin, Dylan CB 6-1 195 R Fordham
Nelson, Nick CB 5-11 205 2 Wisconsin
Phillips, Justin LB 6-0 235 R Oklahoma State
Rush, Anthony DT 6-5 350 R UAB
Saubert, Eric TE 6-5 253 3 Drake
Crockett: Originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent this past May…Played three seasons (2016-18) at Missouri, appearing in 29 games over his career…Recorded 2,252 rushing yards and 19 TDs on 380 rushing attempts, adding 137 receiving yards and two additional scores…Posted 709 rushing yards and seven TDs on 147 carries as a senior, adding 12 receptions for 88 yards and a receiving TD.
Phillips: Originally signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent this past offseason…Spent five years (2014-18) at Oklahoma State, playing four seasons and appearing in 42 contests, compiling 221 tackles (146 solo), including 23 for loss, 6.5 sacks, three INTs including two returned for TDs, six passes defensed, six forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…Was a team captain and team MVP as a senior, earning All-Big 12 recognition after posting 98 tackles as a senior.
Saubert: Originally selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round (174th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft…Spent his first two seasons with the Falcons, appearing in 30 contests and making one start, compiling five receptions for 48 yards…Appeared in all 16 contests in 2018 for the first time in his career.
Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations