January 19, 2013; Carson , CA, USA; National quarterback Dayne Crist (10) of Kansas with head coach Dick Vermeil is named MVP after the 34-0 victory against American at the NFLPA Collegiate bowl at the Home Depot Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Crist Signs Contract With Baltimore


Former Kansas quarterback Dayne Crist has signed a free agent contract with the Baltimore Ravens. Crist, was a part of rookie camp for the Kansas City Chiefs over the weekend, though will join the Ravens immediately.

Crist, struggled in his only season with the Jayhawks, only throwing 4 touchdowns over the season. Crist, completed 103-216 passes for 1,313 yards, starting in seven games and appearing in four more games.

The quarterback joins the NFL champions, where he hopes to compete for a backup job behind Joe Flacco. Crist, is one of nine Jayhawks who have earned a free agent contract or rookie camp invite. Offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson was the lone Jayhawk drafted in last month’s draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. Tunde Bakare signed with the Chicago Bears, Greg Brown the San Diego Chargers, and Trevor Marrongelli signed with the Detroit Lions. Former Jayhawks safety Bradley McDougald is battling to join the Kansas City Chiefs, and he is joined by former Jayhawks teammate Toben Operrum. Josh Williams was signed by the Chicago Bears, and Duane Zlatnik was added by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

 

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