Georgia Tech LB Gary Guyton, who ran the fastest 40-yard dash time among linebackers (4.47) at the NFL combine, has signed with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent.
Guyton (6-foot-1 1/2, 245 pounds) projects to inside linebacker in the Patriots' 3-4 alignment. He is also considered a hard hitter on special teams.
Of all the undrafted free agents targeted by the Patriots, Guyton is arguably the highest priority signing.
Here are some of his numbers from the NFL combine, which helped his stock rise:
According to the Pro Football Weekly draft guide, Guyton only had 15 reps on the bench press, so strength could be an issue.