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Nebraska Linebacker Trevor Roach Signs With Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals have signed linebacker Trevor Roach as an undrafted free agent. Roach will have to prove himself this off-season to have a shot at making the final roster.

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Trevor Roach had a great senior season with Nebraska as the starting MIKE linebacker. A kid who joined the team as a walk on, passed up DII offers to play at Nebraska. He improved in the time he was in college and now he has a shot at making it in the NFL. In the Huskers' game against Michigan State, Roach was responsible for 18 tackles, four of whiche ere for a loss.

Roach ran the 40 yard dash in 4.78 seconds at Nebraska's pro-day. He also had 25 reps at the bench press at a weight of 225 lbs. Roach benefited in college playing with outstanding linebacker Randy Gregory. He will be fighting for a spot on the Bengals final roster.