FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots signed rookie offensive lineman Stephen Sene today. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Sene will wear number 64 for the Patriots. Additionally, the Patriots released first-year wide receiver Chris Dunlap.
Sene (pronounced sen-NEH), 24, was originally signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent out of Liberty on May 1, 2008. The 6-foot-6-inch, 310-pound offensive lineman was released by the Rams on July 28. Sene was a two-year starter at tackle for Liberty from 2006-07. He began his collegiate career spending two years at South Carolina, where he played in eight games with two starts before transferring to Dodge City Community College and then to Liberty.
Dunlap, 22, was signed by the Patriots as a free agent on July 21. He was originally signed by the Patriots as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 14, 2007. The 5-foot-11-inch, 200-pound receiver participated in the Patriots' 2007 training camp before being released on Sept. 1, 2007. Dunlap attended Georgia Tech.