EUGENE, OR - NOVEMBER 26: David Paulson #42 of the Oregon Ducks makes a catch against Lance Mitchell #10 of the Oregon State Beavers during the 115th Civil War on November 26, 2011 at the Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
The newest potential members of the Steelers begin their professional careers today. The nine players the Steelers drafted, and the 12 they picked up as undrafted free agents, will partake in rookie minicamp, which runs through Sunday.
The rookie minicamp kicks off the very early portion of the activities schedule in the league, which will involve both the veterans and the rookies.
Let's just hope none of them are playing basketball.
The first rookie minicamp begins today, ending Sunday. Organized Team Activities are scheduled from May 22-24, May 29-31 and June 4-7. The full team will meet for minicamp June 12-14.
The Steelers attending today's minicamp are:
David DeCastro, G, Stanford
Mike Adams, OT, Ohio State
Sean Spence, LB, Miami
Alameda Ta'amu, DT, Washington
Chris Rainey, RB, Florida
Toney Clemons, WR, Colorado
David Paulson, TE, Oregon
Terrence Frederick, CB, Texas A&M
Kelvin Beachum, OG, SMU
Drew Butler, P, Georgia.
Terry Carter, CB, a. Tech.
Connor Dixon, WR, Duquesne.
Robert Golden, S, Arizona.
Ikponmwosa Igbinosun, DE, So. Ct. St.
Ryan Lee C/G, Furman.
Brandon Lindsey, LB, Pitt.
Marquis Maze, WR, Alabama.
Grant Ressel, K, Missouri.
Adrian Robinson, LB, Temple.
Desmond Stapleton, OT, Rutgers.
Jake Stoller, DE, Yale.