Former UNH football player Kyle Auffray signs with Patriots
Kyle Auffray, who played 16 games for the University of New Hampshire football team from 2008-10, signed a free agent contract to play tight end with the New England Patriots on Monday.
As a senior in 2010, Auffray caught four passes for 34 yards and scored his first career touchdown on a 12-yard reception against Towson University in his final home game. The CAA Academic All-Conference Team member also served as the Wildcats’ punter in all 13 games, averaging 37.7 yards per punt with a long of 67 yards.
Auffray, 27, was signed by the Arizona Cardinals in May 2013 but was released by the team in July of that year.
He began his collegiate career at Mississippi State (2006-07) as a quarterback.