Former McCallie and UTC quarterback B.J. Coleman has been released by the Green Bay Packers just six days before the start of the NFL season.
The Packers on Monday announced the signing of Seneca Wallace as the backup to Aaron Rodgers. Wallace had been recently cut by the New Orleans Saints and the San Francisco 49ers.
Former Titans quarterback Vince Young had been released by the Packers over the weekend.
Wallace, a 5-foot-11, 205-pound 10th-year player out of Iowa State, was drafted by Seattle in the fourth round (No. 110 overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played for the Seahawks for seven seasons (2003-09) and the Cleveland Browns for two seasons (2010-11). Wallace has played in 62 career games with 21 starts and has completed 452 of 764 passes (59.2 percent) for 4,808 yards and 31 TDs with and 18 INTs for a 81.3 passer rating. He was with the Browns during the 2012 preseason and spent time with New Orleans and San Francisco during the 2013 preseason. Wallace will wear No. 9 for the Packers.