The NY Jets introduced two roster strikes as they’ve signed WR Matt Cole and launched DE John Daka.
Cole (5-10, 197) was waived by the 49ers Might 4. He first signed with the Dolphins April 29, 2020 as an undrafted free agent out of McKendree and was waived throughout closing roster cuts. He was signed to Miami’s apply squad the following day and San Francisco signed him to the energetic roster Dec. 24. He made his NFL debut within the 2020 season finale in opposition to the Seahawks and made two particular groups tackles.
In school, Cole was the Nice Lakes Valley Particular Groups Participant of the Yr as a senior in 2019 and was first-team All-GLVC. He additionally had averaged 23 kick returns, 625 yards (27.2 avg) and 1 landing in addition to eight punt returns for 208 yards (26.0 avg).
Daka signed a reserve/future contract with the Jets Jan 12. He first signed with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of James Madison in 2020. Daka, who grew up in Higher Marlboro, MD, completed his profession fourth in JMU historical past with 27.5 sacks. He performed 51 video games for the Dukes, totaling 137 tackles, 47.5 TFLs, 27.5 sacks, 4 cross defenses, 6 pressured fumbles and 1 fumble restoration.