Tevin McDonald has found his next team.
The former Edison High football star inked an undrafted free-agent deal with the Oakland Raiders.
McDonald’s agent, Bradley Cicala, said it’s a good fit for McDonald: “The priorities they’ve shown, the fact that they have some veterans there that he can learn from and grow from -- the organization is definitely moving in the right direction from last year. We feel it’s a good fit.”
McDonald couldn’t be reached for comment.
The Raiders’ current safeties are former Pro Bowler Charles Woodson, Nate Allen, Larry Asante, Jonathan Dowling and Brandian Ross,
McDonald, who started his college career at UCLA and ended it at Eastern Washington, participated at the NFL Scouting Combine in February and Fresno State Pro Day on March 25.
After Pro Day, McDonald met with Raiders scouts and coaches, including defensive backs coach and Hall of Famer Rod Woodson.
Leading up to Pro Day, McDonald worked out with his brother, current St. Louis Rams safety T.J. McDonald. in Boca Raton, Fla.
The McDonalds, including dad (former All-Pro defensive back Tim McDonald), were at Fresno State’s Pro Day.
Tim McDonald starred with Arizona and San Francisco during his NFL career, coached his sons at Edison, and has gone on to a college and NFL coaching career that included a stop at Fresno State. He currently is on the Buffalo Bills staff.