Arizona Cardinals agree terms with 10 undrafted free agents

Linebacker Kyle Soelle #34 of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts after a defensive stop against th...

The Arizona Cardinals have settled a total of 10 undrafted rookie free agents, the team announced Monday.

A list of UDFAs signed up with the Cardinals:

Arizona State LB Kyle Soelle

The Cardinals bring home local produce at Sun Devils LB Kyle Soelle.

Sölle has been a constant on ASU’s defense for five seasons, totaling 259 tackles, 16 for a loss, four sacks, four interceptions, 12 passes defended and two forced fumbles.

In his senior season, Sölle had 110 tackles (including six straight games of 10 or more tackles) and was named captain in his second season.

The linebacker remains in state after playing high school and college ball in Arizona.

State of Michigan S. Kendell Brooks

Brooks signs with the Cardinals after playing two seasons at Michigan State but dropped out in his senior season.

The safety stand 6 feet, 200 pounds, played in 11 games, accumulated 100 tackles (5th most in Big 10), 3.5 for a loss, three passes defended and had three forced fumbles (2nd most in Big 10).

He played two seasons at Michigan State after playing two years at North Carolina Greenville and missing a season when UNCG 2020 did not play due to COVID-19.

Michigan State DL Jacob Slade

Former Michigan State DL Jacob Slade signs a deal with the Cardinals that says it includes a $200,000 guarantee NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.

Slade is the second Spartan reportedly heading to the Valley immediately after the draft.

The 6-foot-4, 305-pound lineman recorded 88 tackles, 11.5 for losses, four sacks, four passes defended, one fumbled recovery and one blocked kick in 42 games played at East Lansing.

As a senior, Slade was on watchlists for both the Outland Trophy (best college football inside lineman) and the Lombardi Award (best college football lineman) and was a second-team Walter Camp preseason All-American.

TCU RB Emari Demercado

The Horned Frogs running back was a big part of the run to the National Championship game last season. In the CFP semifinals against Michigan, he had a career-best 150 yards with 17 carries.

He added 744 total yards, seven touchdowns and averaged 5.6 yards per carry during his senior season.

Oklahoma State LS Matt Hembrough

Hembrough was an All-American long snapper who snapped at both punts and kicks.

In his fifth season of college, he was a finalist for the Patrick Mannelly Award (best snapper in the country).

Georgia State CB Quavian White

White was a three-time All-Sun Belt cornerback and five-year starter in secondary school.

He’s tied at 11 for the GSU career interception number. He is also the record holder for single-season pass abandonments with 34 in 2020.

He totaled 157 tackles, nine tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, 10 interceptions and 42 passes made in 40 career collegiate games.

Wake Forest TE Blake Whiteheart

The 6-foot-4, 243-pound playmaker was a team captain at Wake Forest and was on the 2022 John Mackey Award watchlist (the nation’s best tight end).

He had 24 catches for 295 yards and three touchdowns in 12 games last season.

Whiteheart also had experience on special teams.

Michigan TE Joel Honigford

Honigford marks the second tight end to join the Cardinals as an undrafted free agent.

The 6-foot-6, 257-pound tight end appeared in 14 games last season after starting his collegiate career as an offensive lineman.

In three years in Michigan (45 games), Honigford recorded a catch for 10 yards.

Kent State LB Marvin Pierre

Pierre played in 11 games last season and recorded 96 tackles, of which 7.5 were losses, 1.5 sacks, an interception returned for a touchdown, two forced fumbles and two passes defended.

Those were all career marks for the linebacker at Kent State.

Colorado WR Daniel Arias

The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Arias staggered in 19 catches for 309 yards and a touchdown in 12 games played.

As a senior, he averaged 16.3 yards per catch.

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