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Saints Negotiate Contract with Linebacker Kolby Hurt

You can also add linebacker Kolby Hurt's name to the list of undrafted free agents signed by the New Orleans Saints tonight. This info comes via Twitter from what seems to be his agent, Marcus Williams of Sports Management Worldwide, though he's labeled as a fullback:

FB Kolby Hurt Missouri State decision is....New Orleans!!!!

Perhaps there will be a position change for the former Missouri State linebacker to start his professional career?

More info on his college career from Missouri State's official website after the jump.

2009: Played in all 11 games and was a regular contributor on defense and special teams ... Finished the season with 10 tackles, including four stops in the home win over Indiana State (11/7/09) ... Also notched two tackles against No. 1 Southern Illinois in season finale in Carbondale (11/14/09) ... Ended the season with six tackles over a two-game span ... His six solo tackles ranked 15th on the team.

2008: Played eight games as a sophomore and recorded 18 tackles ... His 14 solo stops were 10th on the team ... Recorded five solo stops at Oklahoma State (9/13/08) ... Had season-high six tackles, including three solos, in win at Southeast Missouri (9/20/08) ... Had three other games with two tackles.

2007: Collected 13 total tackles, including six solo stops in nine games played ... Tallied four tackles in home win over Indiana State (10/27/07) ... Earned MSU Special Teams Player of the Week after home win over Illinois State (10/6/07) and MSU Defensive Scout Team POW for Western Illinois game (10/13/07) ... Also had three tackles in win over Central Arkansas (9/22/07) and at Youngstown State (9/29/07).

2006: Redshirted his first year at MSU.