Seven Bruins Sign NFL Free Agent Contracts

April 21, 1999

Seven members of the 1998 UCLA football team have signed free agent contracts with National Football League teams.

Tight end Mike Grieb, place kicker/punter Chris Sailer and fullback Craig Walendy signed with the San Francisco 49ers. Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo signed with the Atlanta Falcons, safety Tod McBride signed with the Seattle Seahawks, offensive guard Andy Meyers signed with the Buffalo Bills and tight end Ryan Neufeld signed with the Dallas Cowboys.

In last weekends NFL Draft, quarterback Cade McNown was selected in the first round (No. 12) by the Chicago Bears, offensive tackle Kris Farris was selected in the third round (No. 74) by the Pittsbrugh Steelers and safety Larry Atkins was selected in the third round (No. 84) by the Kansas City Chiefs.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Sep 05
vs. Virginia
Pasadena, CA
W, 34 - 16
Saturday, Sep 12
Las Vegas, NV
W, 37 - 3
Saturday, Sep 19
vs. Brigham Young
Pasadena, CA
W, 24 - 23
Saturday, Sep 26
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 56 - 30
Saturday, Oct 03
vs. Arizona State
Pasadena, CA
L, 23 - 38
Thursday, Oct 15
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 35 - 56
Thursday, Oct 22
vs. California
Pasadena, CA
W, 40 - 24
Saturday, Oct 31
vs. Colorado
Pasadena, CA
W, 35 - 31
Saturday, Nov 07
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
W, 41 - 0
Saturday, Nov 14
vs. Washington State
Pasadena, CA
L, 27 - 31
Saturday, Nov 21
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 17 - 9
Saturday, Nov 28 - 12:30 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA