Raiders sign former Vol Michael Palardy

Oakland, CA.--(Raiders.com) The Oakland Raiders have signed free agents WR David Gilreath, K/P Michael Palardy and WR Rahsaan Vaughn, General Manager and former Vol Reggie McKenzie announced Thursday.

Palardy (5-foot-11, 191 pounds) joins Oakland as an undrafted free agent from the University of Tennessee. The left-footed kicker appeared in 46 games over four seasons for the Volunteers, seeing action at kicker and punter. As a kicker, Palardy connected on 37-of-50 (74.0 percent) field goal attempts and 109-of-115 (94.8 percent) extra-point attempts for 220 points. As a punter, Palardy totaled 117 punts for 5,024 yards (42.9 avg.) with 50 punts downed inside the 20-yard line. The Coral Springs, Fla., native also posted 224 kickoffs for 13,843 yards and 50 touchbacks.


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