Shape was selected in the fifth round (140th overall) by the Tennessee Titans Saturday afternoon.
On March 24, UMass Football held its Pro day for athletes entering this years NFL draft. The draft begins April 28.
After being released from the Indianapolis Colts where he was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2015, Sifrin showcased his skills for 19 NFL teams and plans on playing in the inaugural season for Major League Football.
The former UMass wide receiver and NFL Draft hopeful didn’t participate in running drills Thursday but displayed his route running in front of several NFL scouts.
The senior finished 2015 with 111 receptions, 1,319 receiving yards and five touchdowns and is the first Minuteman in the FBS-era selected to an All-American team.
After finishing their final season in the MAC, UMass will graduate a core group of seniors and embark on life as an independent.
The former Minuteman was signed by Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent following the NFL Draft in early May.
UMass tight end Jean Sifrin goes undrafted in NFL draft, signs with Indianapolis Colts as undrafted free agent
Sifrin, 27, a 6-foot-5, 242-pound tight end will try out for the Indianapolis Colts this summer.
Marc Jean-Louis and UMass Sports Weekly producer Jesse Mayfield-Sheehan recap the Patriots 45-7 rout over the Colts. Who would you draft? Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota? Where would they go? Massachusetts Daily Collegian football correspondent Andrew Cyr joins us to to talk UMass football. And is the Atlantic 10 a true power conference in college basketball?
The announcement was officially made by UMass coach Mark Whipple Tuesday morning.
A report from the Daily Hampshire Gazette indicates that UMass tight end Jean Sifrin is expected to forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the NFL Draft.
Former Massachusetts running back Michael Cox was selected in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the New York Giants on Saturday.
While no Massachusetts football players were taken in this weekend’s NFL Draft, five of them were signed as undrafted free agents.
Tyler Galicia looks at the potential top 10 upcoming NFL draft picks.
Tyler Galicia looks at up-and-coming Standford quarterback Andrew Luck, and which NFL teams need him the most.
Vladimir Ducasse helped anchor the Minutemen’s offensive line for four seasons. Now, with the NFL Combine and Draft coming up, Ducasse hopes to help his homeland – ravaged by last month’s earthquake – by making a professional football team.