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Eagles Agree to Terms With 13 Rookie Free Agents

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The Philadelphia Eagles today announced they have agreed to terms with the following rookie free agents:

WR Elvis Akpla (6-1, 190, Montana State) … pronounced ACK-pluh

-          Posted a school record with 2,270 career receiving yards on 126 receptions, including 18 touchdowns

-          Earned a degree in cellular and molecular biology

LS Matt Camilli (6-4, 245, UTEP)

-          Earned first-team, All-Conference USA honors in 2011

-          Same college as Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos

TE Chase Ford (6-6, 245, Miami, FL)

-          Caught 16 passes for 184 yards and two touchdowns in two-year career for the Hurricanes

-          Transferred from Kilgore Junior College, where he earned 2nd-team All-American honors

CB Cliff Harris (5-11, 180, Oregon)

-          Was a consensus All-America selection in 2010 for Oregon with six interceptions (1 TD) and an 18.8-yard average on 29 punt returns (4 TDs)

-          Played at Edison High School in Fresno, CA, for head coach Tim McDonald, a former NFL safety

FB Emil Igwenagu (6-2, 245, Massachusetts) … pronounced eh-MEAL ig-wen-AH-goo

-          A two-year team captain at UMass and a first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection in 2011

-          Had 38 receptions for 375 yards and three TDs for the Minutemen last year. Also played running back, tight end, and linebacker during his college career.

WR McKay Jacobson (5-11, 199, BYU)

-          Caught 113 career passes for 1,836 yards and 9 TDs at BYU

-          Majored in and is fluent in Japanese. Served his LDS Mission in Japan

WR Damaris Johnson (5-8, 170, Tulsa)

-          As a junior, became the NCAA's all-time leader in all-purpose yardage (7,796) and kickoff return yardage (3,417) and earned 2nd-team All-America honors

-          Had 150 plays of over 20 yards during his college career

WR Aaron Pflugrad (5-10, 182, Arizona State) … pronounced FLU-grad

-          Totaled 96 catches for 1,241 yards and 8 scores in NCAA career at Arizona State (2010 -11) and Oregon (2007-08)

RB Chris Polk (5-11, 222, Washington)

-          Rushed for 4,049 yards during his Huskies career, 2nd most ever school history. Topped the 1,400-yard mark in his junior and senior seasons.

-          Earned first-team All-Pac 12 honors in 2011 with 1,488 rushing yards and 12 TDs. Averaged 5.1 yards per carry and also grabbed 31 passes.

FB Jeremy Stewart (6-1, 218, Stanford)

-          Was a fifth-year senior in 2011, playing in all 13 games (55-257-9TDs rushing, 7-79-1TD receiving)

-          Majored in mechanical engineering

FS Phillip Thomas (5-11, 198, Syracuse)

-          Led the Orange in tackles (82) and interceptions (6) in 2011 and finished career with 135 tackles and nine INTs

-          Competed in the 800-meter event for the United States track team that won the 2009 IFAF Junior World Championship

P Ryan Tydlacka (6-1, 190, Kentucky) … pronounced tid-LOTCH-ka

-          Averaged 43.6 yards per punt for the Wildcats in 2011, including a 39.6 net yard average (2nd in SEC).

-          Had 20 punts of at least 50 yards, leading the SEC in that category, and he also placed 19 punts inside the 20-yard line.

WR Darnell Williams (6-2, 195, Louisiana College)

-          Led the Wildcats with 62 catches for 1,101 yards and 10 TDs in 2011

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