The Miami Dolphins signed defensive back De’Andre Presley off the team’s practice squad.
The 5-10, 185-pound Presley is a converted defensive back who was originally signed by the San Diego Chargers on May 14, 2012 as an undrafted college free agent. He was signed by the Dolphins to the practice squad on September 2, 2012 following his release by the Chargers. Presley attended Appalachian State where he played quarterback, wide receiver, cornerback, and returned punts and kicks as senior. A decorated FCS performer, while a Mountaineer Presley was named Second-team Associated Press All-America, Southern Conference Offensive Player of Year, first-team All-SoCon, and he finished third in voting for Walter Payton Award as nation’s top FCS player as junior in 2010 after racking up 3,670 yards of total offense to rank fourth in nation and fourth in school history. He was responsible for 35 total touchdowns, tied for third nationally and third-most in school history, and became just fourth player in Division I FCS history with 2,000 yards passing and 1,000 yards rushing in same season. As a junior in 2010 he was named SoCon Player of Month (September) along with four SoCon Player of Week Awards. Attended Middleton High in Tampa, Florida. Full name is DeAndre Reshaud Presley, born January 10, 1990 in Tampa, Florida.
The team also signed defensive back Julian Posey to the Practice Squad.