Josh Black has become the third former Syracuse Orange football player to receive an invite to NFL training camp. It won’t be with his hometown Chicago Bears however - instead, the second team to offer him a tryout, the New Orleans Saints, inked him to a deal yesterday.
In six seasons with SU, Black compiled 155 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, eight sacks, two fumble recoveries, two blocked kicks, and an interception. He matched his career high with six tackles for loss in his final collegiate season.
Fellow Cuse alum Trill Williams was also signed by the Saints as an undrafted free agent last year. Shortly afterwards, he was snagged on waivers by the Miami Dolphins, where he appeared in one game.