The Patriots signed Willie Andrews 5-foot-10-inch, 193-pounds and was selected in the seventh round out of Baylor. Andrews worked as a cornerback and kickoff punt returner at the mandatory minicamp the Patriots held in June. Some college notes on Andrews, he holds the record at Baylor for kickoff returns (67), kickoff return yards (1,647), and punt return yards (949).
Also signed was Dan Stevenson 6-foot-5-inch, 300-pounds a sixth round draft choice out of Notre Dame. Stevenson can play as guard or at the center position. Charlie Weis Compared Stevenson (who he coached last season) to former Patriots guard Joe Andruzzi.