The Green Bay Packers Friday signed quarterback Scott McBrien and wide receiver Sam Breeden, two more non-drafted free agents, GM/Head Coach Mike Sherman announced.
McBrien, 24, started two years at Maryland, after transferring from West Virginia just prior to the 2001 season. The 6-foot, 181-pound McBrien, a left-handed quarterback, completed 173 of 314 passes for 2,672 yards in 2003, with 19 touchdowns and only six interceptions. As a senior he also ran for 375 yards on 82 carries and six touchdowns. As a redshirt freshman at West Virginia in 2000, he started one game and saw extensive relief action. McBrien is No. 7 on the Green Bay roster.
Breeden, 24, played his senior season (2003) at NAIA Northwestern Oklahoma State University. In 13 games last year, Breeden led the Rangers in receiving (62 catches, 675 yards, six touchdowns), helping the team advance to the NAIA national championship. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Breeden earned third-team All-America honors in 2003. Ahmad Carroll's teammate at Arkansas, Breeden played for the Razorbacks from 2000-01. He was ineligible in 2002 before transferring to NOSU in time for the '03 campaign. The receiver played at Butler County (Kan.) Community College in 1999, when the club won the national junior college championship. Breeden, whose 2003 quarterback Patrick Crayton was drafted last weekend by Dallas, is No. 12 (white jersey) on the Green Bay roster.