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Oakland Raiders sign former Virginia tight end Jake McGee

The UVA graduate who finished his football career at Florida will still get a shot at the NFL.

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The Oakland Raiders announced today that they’ve signed free agent tight end Jake McGee, who graduated from Virginia in 2014 with a psychology degree.

After Virginia, McGee transferred to Florida for a master’s in sports management, where he spent two seasons on the team. McGee’s 2014 season ended early when he broke his left tibia and fibula in Florida’s season opener against Eastern Michigan, a 65-0 rout by the Gators.

He returned to the team in 2015, where his career at Florida ended the same way it started: with an injury. McGee missed out on No. 17 Florida’s Citrus Bowl game against No. 14 Michigan, a 41-7 loss for the Gators, due to a leg injury sustained prior.

McGee had signed with the Carolina Panthers in May as an undrafted free agent, but was waived shortly after.