The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club has signed rookie free agent TE Cody Slate.
Slate (6-4, 229) played in 44 games in four seasons at Marshall, catching 199 passes for 2,619 yards (13.2 avg.) with 23 TDs. He posted 50 receptions for 607 yards (12.1 avg.) with four TDs for the Thundering Herd a year ago. The Chipley, Florida native played at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia prior to enrolling at Marshall.