New Orleans Saints sign undrafted Vanderbilt LB Anfernee Orji

The New Orleans Saints sign linebacker Anfernee Orji out of Vanderbilt to a big underafted free agent contract following the 2023 NFL draft, according to Aaron Wilson of KPRC2.

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The Saints are getting another undersized, but very athletic linebacker to join their team and fight for special teams snaps to keep his roster spot. The 6-foot-1, 230-pound linebacker had a 4.53-second 40-yard dash and an even better 1.51-second 10-yard split to earn an impressive 9.23 Relative Athletic Score.

At Vanderbilt, in four seasons, he had 269 tackles with 21 for a loss and three sacks. He also had one interception, coming in 2022. He’s a solid run defender in the box, but that’s really all he has brought consistently as a linebacker.

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Story originally appeared on Saints Wire