FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots waived rookie defensive lineman Remi Ayodele and rookie wide receiver Jakari Wallace today. Both players were signed as undrafted free agents last month.
Ayodele, 23, was signed by the Patriots on May 8, 2006, and attended the University of Oklahoma, where he played in 24 games with eight starts from 2004-05. The 6-foot-2-inch, 300-pound defensive lineman collected 22 tackles in his two seasons with the Sooners, including four sacks. Ayodele also played two junior college seasons at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M.
Wallace, 23, was signed by the Patriots on May 15, 2006, and attended the University of Minnesota, where he played in 31 games from 2002-05. The 5-foot-8-inch, 170-pound wide receiver's college totals include 40 career receptions for 603 yards (15.1 avg) and one touchdown. The Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. native also recorded 17 career rushes for 90 yards (5.3 avg) and a touchdown.