Eagles’ Officially Sign UDFA Class, Invite 20 to Tryout
PHILADELPHIA (973espn.com) - The Eagles officially announced their 10-player undrafted free agent class on the eve of rookie camp Thursday with two notable changes, Shepherd ultra-sized receiver turned tight end Billy Brown and Indiana inside linebacker Marcus Oliver are nowhere to be found.
Philadelphia’s UDFA class includes a number of players with draftable grades like West Virginia center Tyler Orlosky, Houston quarterback Greg Ward, Oklahoma defensive tackle Charles Walker and Wisconsin running back Corey Clement, a Glassboro native. Ward will be moving to wide receiver at the NFL level.
Also being brought in are UCLA defensive back Randall Goforth, Ohio State punter Cameron Johnston, Richmond defensive lineman Winston Craig, Shepherd safety Tre Sullivan, Virginia Tech quarterback Jerod Evans and Iowa State cornerback Jomal Wiltz.
Seven first-year players will also participate in the rookie camp over the weekend including receivers Marcus Johnson and David Watford, center Aaron Neary, offensive guard Darrell Greene, linebacker Don Cherry, a Villanova product, defensive tackle Justin Hamilton and cornerback Mitchell White.
Finally, 20-tryout players will be on hand highlighted by former Temple tight end Romond Deloatch, Lehigh safety Nick Shafnisky and Princeton S Dorian Williams. Also
Also involved are Tulsa QB Dane Evans, Oregon QB Dakota Prukop, Miami RB Joe Yearby, Houston WE Chance Allen, Missouri WR Chris Black, Tulsa WR Keevan Lucas, Northwestern Oklahoma State OT Lorenzo Allen, Arkansas State OT Jemar Clark, North Alabama OT Stephen Evans and Oklahoma State OT Victor Salako.
Other defensive tryout players are Virginia Union DE Paulin Miano, Northwestern College DE Sam Vin Ginkel, West Georgia LB Chris Harthone, Nebraska-Kearney LB Tyke Kozeal, Utah State LB Anthony Williams, Oregon S Reggie Daniels and Air Force S Weston Steelhammer.
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