The San Diego Chargers have signed undrafted rookie safety Tony Burnett, the team announced on Tuesday.
The corresponding move sees the team waiving injured rookie cornerback Kenny Okoro and quarterback Mike Hermann.
Burnett worked out for the team after he went undrafted but was ultimately unsigned. He spent his collegiate years at Southern Cal.
The move comes out of need for depth...
The San Diego Chargers have signed rookie free-agent safety Tony Burnett of Southern California and waived rookie quarterback Mark Hermann.
The Chargers also waived-injured cornerback Kenny Okoro. If Okoro clears waivers, he will be placed on injured reserve.
Burnett was an honorable mention all-Pac-12 pick as a senior in 2012 after recording 28 tackles and an interception.