Football Alum Kyle Auffray Signs With NFL's New England Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.Kyle Auffray, who played for the University of New Hampshire football team from 2008-10, signed a free agent contract with the New England Patriots, the NFL team announced Monday.

Terms of the contract were not announced. Auffray, 27, was signed by the Arizona Cardinals in May 2013 but was released by the team in July of that year.

Auffray played 16 games as a tight end and punter for UNH after beginning his collegiate career at Mississippi State (2006-07) as a quarterback.

As a senior in 2010, Auffray made four receptions for 34 yards and scored his first career touchdown on a 12-yard reception against Towson University in his final home game at Cowell Stadium (Nov. 20). The CAA Academic All-Conference Team member also served as the Wildcats' punter in all 13 games, averaging 37.7 yards/punt with a long of 67 yards.

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