It was a BIG weekend for the UAlbany Great Danes. Three members of the 2019 Football team have signed Undrafted Free Agent deals with NFL Teams.Defensive End Eli Mencer, Wide Receivers Juwan Green and Jarren Williams are all getting a shot to play on Sundays. We caught up with Head Coach Greg Gattuso to talk about these great players, any other guys he thinks could sign deals and the program.

Here's a quick look at what these three were able to accomplish for the Great Danes thanks to a press release for UAlbany.

Eli Mencer is now heading to the Seattle Seahawks!

Mencer set a program record with 14.5 sacks in 2019 while recording 114 tackles and forcing five fumbles.  He earned All-America honors from Phil Steele, Hero Sports, STATS, and the Associated Press.

Photo - Bill Ziskin

Jarren Williams has signed with Arizona Cardinals.

Williams appeared in 12 games in 2019, recording 46 tackles and one forced fumble.  He returned his lone interception of the year 63 yards for a touchdown against Bryant.

Photo - Bill Ziskin

Juwan Green is now signed with the Atlanta Falcons.

Green set a program record with 83 receptions in 2019 for 1,386 yards, and led the FCS with 17 receiving touchdowns.  He earned All-America honors from Phil Steele, Hero Sports, STATS, and the Associated Press.

Photo - Bill Ziskin

We got to talk to Coach Gattuso and you can hear the full conversation here.

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