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Allen Park — The Detroit Lions have signed three tryout players from last weekend’s rookie minicamp  wide receiver Deontez Alexander, tight end Marcus Lucas and cornerback Josh Okonye.

Alexander played at Franklin College, a small liberal arts school 25 miles south of Indianapolis. In 21 games over the past two seasons, he caught 114 passes for 2,133 yards and 33 touchdowns.

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Working out at Ball State’s pro day, Alexander caught the attention of a number of teams with a pair of sub 4.4-second 40-yard dash runs.

The 6-foot, 192-pound Okonye spent four years at Wake Forest before playing last season as a graduate transfer at Purdue. In 13 games with the Boilermakers, he recorded 41 tackles and 10 pass breakups.

Lucas, a veteran, went undrafted out of Missouri in 2014. He’s spent time on six different NFL practice squads the past three seasons.

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Listed at 6-foot-4, 250 pounds, Lucas caught 58 passes for 692 yards and three touchdowns as a senior in 2013.

To clear room on the roster, the Lions waived wide receiver Kyle Lewis and waived/injured tight end Brandon Barnes.

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