New York Jets re-sign former UConn wideout Deshon Foxx

deshon foxx New York Jets re sign former UConn wideout Deshon Foxx
Seattle Seahawks’ Deshon Foxx runs with the ball as head coach Pete Carroll looks on at an NFL football practice Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

(WTNH)–Former UConn wide receiver Deshon Foxx has been signed by the New York Jets.

The 5-10, 177-pound wideout originally signed a reserve-future contract with the Jets back in January, but was waived by the team on May 9.

He first signed with the Seattle Seahawks in April 2015 after going undrafted. He was waived after injuring his hamstring in August of that year.

The Virginia native played for the Huskies from 2012-15, and racked up 716 all-purpose yards in his senior season. He’s yet to see the field in an NFL game, but will have a chance to make the Jets following training camp in July. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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