Former FAU linebacker David Hinds wasn't invited to the
He wasn't drafted.
He wasn't signed as an undrafted free agent.
All he had was a tryout with his hometown team, the Miami Dolphins.
On Sunday, Hinds made the most of that opportunity, as the Dolphins signed him to a rookie free agent contract after the team's rookie minicamp practice.
Terms of the contract have not yet been announced.
"The hard work, attitude and attention to detail David showed during the weekend rookie orientation paid off,” Dolphins GM
Hinds accumulated 238 tackles, four sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in his four-year FAU career. He's a graduate of Miami-Edison High.