Two former Dayton Flyers have signed as non-drafted free agents and been invited to NFL minicamps.
Punter Sean Smith, a four-time All-Pioneer Football League selection, signed with the Baltimore Ravens. He set a school and league record by averaging 42.5 yards per punt in his career.
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Long snapper Matt Tunnacliffe, a Fenwick High School graduate who was a three-year starter and all-league first-team selection as a senior at Dayton, signed with the Cincinnati Bengals.
In the last six years, five Flyers have signed as non-drafted free agents. This is the first time since Dayton became a non-scholarship program in 1977, it has had two players sign with NFL teams.
Dayton cornerback Christian Searles earned an invitation to Washington Redskins rookie minicamp in 2018.
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