Two TSU linemen sign free agent deals

Monday, April 27, 2009 at 2:03pm
Staff reports

Tennessee State offensive linemen Cornelius Lewis and Cecil Newton signed NFL free agent contracts on Monday, the day after the 2009 NFL Draft.

Lewis, a two-time All-OVC first-team tackle who transferred from Florida State in 2007, signed with the Indianapolis Colts.

Newton, a center and four-year letterman, signed with Jacksonville. Newton also has potential as a long-snapper.