OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -Chadron State running back Danny Woodhead, the NCAA's career rushing leader, signed a free-agent deal with the New York Jets on Sunday night, according to his agent.
Chris Gittings said he and Woodhead thought the Jets were a good fit after teams passed on the 5-foot-7 1/2 running back during the draft, mostly because of his size.
Woodhead ran for 7,962 yards in four seasons for Division II Chadron State in western Nebraska.
Terms of the deal for the two-time Harlon Hill Trophy winner were not immediately disclosed, and the Jets would not confirm the signing.

Recent NFL Discussions

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail How to bet Current Super Bowl Odds Many sports bettors might not know how online bookie agents are turning a profit via futures betting.
Thumbnail Packers vs. Steelers Total Pick Will Sunday night's matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers fall under the betting total? Kickoff is set for 8:30 p.m. ET.
Thumbnail Saints vs. Rams Total Pick Will the over cash for bettors on Sunday when the Los Angeles Rams host the New Orleans Saints in a pivotal conference matchup at 4:25 p.m. ET?
Thumbnail Broncos vs. Raiders Total Pick Is the under a great play on Sunday afternoon when the Oakland Raiders will host the struggling Denver Broncos? This AFC West rivalry will kick off at 4:25 p.m....
Thumbnail Seahawks vs. 49ers Total Pick Will the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers put up enough points on Sunday when the NFC West rivals clash at Levi's Stadium on 4:05 p.m. ET?

NFL Team Pages