Lee County High School and Campbell University graduate Danny Dillon was cut by the Arizona Cardinals, SB Nation reported today. Dillon came up short in the team’s long snapper battle to fellow rookie free agent Kam Canaday.
Dillon, a two-year letterman at Lee County who caught 21 passes for 320 yards and 6 touchdowns in his senior year, made a name for himself as a deep snapper and special teams player at Campbell. He played 43 career games at Campbell, and in that span, the Camels ranked among the top special teams units in the FCS.
He became the second Camel to sign an NFL contract, coming in just minutes after defensive tackle Greg Milhouse signed with the New York Giants.
As recently as this week, Dillon was projected by insiders to make the Cardinals’ roster. Dillon and Canaday were vying for the position left by retiring veteran long snapper Mike Leach.