Eagles Agree to Terms With Nine Rookie Free Agents; Release Tight End
The Eagles rounded out their 90-man roster today, as they agreed to terms with nine rookie free agents: LB Jake Knott (Iowa State), RB Miguel Maysonet (Stony Brook), C Kyle Quinn (Arizona), DL Isaac Remington (Oregon), WR Russell Shepard (LSU), DL Damion Square (Alabama), G Matt Tobin (Iowa), RB Matthew Tucker (TCU) and P Brad Wing (LSU). The team also released TE Evan Moore.
Jake Knott, LB
6-2, 243 – Iowa State
Knott finished his collegiate career with 347 tackles (18 for a loss), while breaking up 15 passes and making eight interceptions. A two-time captain (2011 and 2012), Knott was a 2011 first-team All-Big 12 honoree after finishing second on the team with 115 tackles and leading the squad with four forced fumbles. A native of Waukee, IA, Knott attended Waukee high school, where he earned both baseball and football scholarships.
Miguel Maysonet, RB
5-9, 209 – Stony Brook
One of the most accomplished running backs in Stony Brook history, Maysonet concluded a prolific senior season in 2012, in which he earned multiple awards including being named CFPA All-Purpose Player of the Year and Big South Offensive Player of the Year, while finishing as a runner-up for the Walter Payton Award, given annually to the most outstanding FCS player. He recorded career highs with 1,964 rushing yards and 21 touchdowns on the ground, while also averaging 25.8 yards on kickoff returns, which included a career long 75-yard return for a touchdown. Maysonet played in 37 career games (24 starts) for the Seawolves, amassing 4,725 yards on 695 carries (6.8 ypc) and 48 touchdowns. The Riverhead, NY, native was a two-time All-Long Island selection at Riverhead High School.
Kyle Quinn, C
6-3, 290 – Arizona
A former All-Pac-12 honorable mention performer, Kyle Quinn played in 33 career games (13 starts) at Arizona and helped anchor an offensive line that paved the way for a 227.8 rushing yard per game average for the Wildcats in 2012. Quinn moved along the offensive line during his career which also included a stint at guard. The Brentwood, CA, native was considered a top-five player in the Bay Valley League at Liberty HS in addition to being named a PrepStar All-West selection.
Isaac Remington, DL
6-6, 305 – Oregon
Under new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, Isaac Remington played in 25 career games at Oregon and totaled 53 tackles, eight for a loss and three pass deflections in two seasons. Prior to enrolling at Oregon in the winter of 2010, the Queen Creek, AZ, native was a second-team All-ACCAC and second-team All-WSFL selection in 2009 at Phoenix College. Remington attended Valley Christian HS (Chandler, AZ) and earned defensive line MVP honors at Oregon’s football camp in 2006.
Russell Shepard, WR
6-1, 195 – LSU
A multi-faceted player who has experience at quarterback, running back and wide receiver at LSU, Russel Sheppard played in 49 games (14 starts) for the Tigers and capped off his career with 733 rushing yards, 565 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns (five rushing, five receiving). A native of Houston, TX, earned Parade All-America and USA Today second-team All-USA honors at Cypress Ridge HS after totaling more than 1,000 yards of offense and 14 touchdowns in three playoff games.
Damion Square, DL
6-2, 293 – Alabama
Square played in 41 games (31 starts) in his four-year college career with Alabama, recording 93 tackles, 18.5 tackles for a loss and 7.5 sacks. Square started in every game in his junior and senior seasons and led the team with nine quarterback pressures in 2012. The Houston, TX, native was an all-state selection as a senior at Yates High School.
Matthew Tucker, RB
6-1, 227 – TCU
Rushed for 2,618 yards and 33 touchdowns on 494 carries for the Horned Frogs. Also caught 29 passes for 262 yards. His 33 rushing touchdowns are the third most in school history. He earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors as a senior after he rushed 531 yards and six touchdowns. Was a teammate of Bengals QB Andy Dalton in 2009 and 2010. A native of Tyler, TX, he earned first-team all-state honors at Chapel Hill HS.
Matt Tobin, G
6-6, 303 – Iowa
A three-year letterman at Iowa, Tobin started the final 22 games of his college career, seeing time at both left tackle and left guard. He earned honorable mention All-Big 10 accolades as a senior in 2012 and was named the recipient of the Brett Greenwood award following the season, which is given annually to the best walk-on student-athlete. The Worthington, IA, native earned all-state honors as a senior at Dyersville Beckman High School.
Brad Wing, P
6-3, 205 – LSU
Wing is a left-footed punter who played in 23 games during his two-year college career and finished with a school-record 44.6-yard average on 118 punts, while downing 48 inside the 20-yard line. He became just the second punter in Tigers history to earn first-team All-America honors, doing so as a redshirt freshman in 2011. A native of Melbourne, Australia, he played just one year of high school football at Parkview Baptist in Baton Rouge, LA. The 22-year old played Australian Rules Football while growing up in Melbourne. His father, David, punted for the Detroit Lions (1990) and Scottish Claymores of NFL Europe