Rams, Falcons, sign Perkins & Benkert to practice squads Sunday https://t.co/zaBOVgGxPs
— JerryRatcliffe.Com (@hootie_dotcom) September 6, 2020
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Tuesday, September 8, 2020
NFL Cut Day was Saturday, the day that all the teams had to trim their rosters to 53 players. There was a flurry of activity over the weekend as former Hoos learned their fates. Two quarterbacks, Kurt Benkert and Bryce Perkins, were both waived by the Falcons and Rams, respectively, but then immediately signed to the practice squads. Read about Perkins’ signing here.
Other Hoos were celebrating being named to the official rosters, including Micah Kiser who made the cut with the Rams.
"I've got two little boys and I'd love to see them doing the same type of things, having the same passion for making a difference in the world" – @Coach_JJAnders
— Danielle Stein (@Danielle_Stein9) September 7, 2020
Members of the UVA Football team spent part of their holiday weekend passing out wristbands to individual who did the walk from Heather Heyer Way to the Memorial of Enslaved Labors and ending at the Rotunda to give participants a permanent reminder of the mission and meaning behind that walk. Read more about the initiative here.