Thursday, December 25, 2014

Eagles add 7 undrafted free agents

Three wide receivers were among the seven undrafted free agents who agreed to terms with the Eagles.

Eagles add 7 undrafted free agents

The Eagles added three wide receivers among the seven undrafted free agents who agreed to terms today.

The Birds are bringing in Penn State receiver Terrell Golden, Delaware State receiver and Chester High product Shaheer McBride and Nebraska wideout Frantz Hardy.

Golden saw the most significant playing time of his college career as a senior with 345 yards and three touchdowns on 30 receptions. He also was chosen as one of the Nittany Lions captains.

McBride, a 4-year starter at Delaware State, set school records in receptions (201) and yards (3,007), with 33 touchdowns.

Hardy had 48 receptions for 971 yards with seven touchdowns during his 3-year career at Nebraska.

The Eagles have a minicamp this weekend, with players scheduled to report Friday.

The other undrafted free agents are:
* Hofstra cornerback Kyle Arrington, who had 30 tackles and an interception during his senior season.

* Washington State fullback Jed Collins, who spent the last two seasons of his college career as a tight end. He had career highs in receptions (52), yards (512), and TDs (3) as a senior.

* Middle Tennessee State fullback Franklin Dunbar, a two-time All-Sun Belt Conference selection.

* Kansas State linebacker Justin Roland, who was second on the team with 70 tackles last season.

Here are complete capsules on the seven players, courtesy of the Eagles:

Kyle Arrington
Cornerback
5-10, 196
Hofstra

Recorded 30 tackles, 1 INT, 1 FF and 1 FR during his senior year at Hofstra. For his career, finished with 2 INTs. Played football, baseball and ran track at Gwynn Park High School in Brandywine, MD. As a team captain at DB, led his school to a regional championship as a senior and earned second-team all-county honors. Born 8/12/86 in Accokeek, MD.

Jed Collins
Fullback
6-1, 249
Washington State

Capped off a four-year career at Washington State with career highs in receptions (52), yards (512), and TDs (3) as a senior tight end. For his career, totaled 80 catches for 899 yards and 6 TDs, while scoring twice on the ground. Originally recruited as a linebacker to WSU, played his first two seasons as a fullback and linebacker before switching to tight end prior to his junior year. As a linebacker, earned Division II co-defensive player of the year honors at Mission Viejo (CA) HS, where his team won two Division II state titles and 41 straight games, until losing in the championship game of his senior season. Also played TE and FB in high school. His father, Michael, and brother, Jake, played basketball at Seattle University, while his brother, Lenny, played basketball at Cornell. Earned a degree in accounting. Born 3/3/86.

Franklin Dunbar
Tackle
6-4, 327
Middle Tennessee State

A two-time All-Sun Belt Conference selection during his three-year career at Middle Tennessee State, played in 36 games and notched 30 consecutive starts since his freshman campaign of 2005. Earned all-state honors as a senior at Ware County HS in Waycross, GA, after leading his team to a state title. His favorite NFL player growing up was former Chiefs guard Will Shields. Majored in physical education. Born 3/12/85 in Waycross.

Terrell Golden
Wide Receiver
6-2, 216
Penn State

Recorded 735 yards (15.3 avg.) and 5 touchdowns on 48 receptions during his four-year career at Penn State. Posted career highs as a senior in 2007, with 345 yds. and 3 TDs on 30 recepts. Tallied 1,791 yds. and 23 TDs on 75 catches, along with 19 carries for 187 yards and 5 TDs, and 7 returns for 2 TDs in his career at Lake Taylor HS in Norfolk, VA. As a LB and FS on defense, recorded 200 tackles, 15 sacks and 1 INT. Earned SuperPrep All-America and all-state honors as a senior. Was named first-team all-district in basketball as a junior and senior, and also lettered in track. Finished second in the state long jump competition as a junior and was third in both the long jump and triple jump at the state championships as a senior. Earned a degree in labor and industrial relations. Born 12/24/84 in Millington, TN. Full name is Marvin Terrell Golden.

Frantz Hardy
Wide Receiver
6-0, 180
Nebraska

Amassed 54 receptions, 971 yards (18.0 avg.) and 7 TDs during his three-year career at Nebraska. Finished his collegiate career with two of the top five single-game receiving outputs in school history (159 yards vs. Kansas in 2006 and 152 yards vs. Maine in 2005) and registered five career receptions of 55 yards or more. Tied a school record with three TD catches vs. Kansas State in 2007. In 2005, transferred from Butler County (KS) Community College, where he went 34-820-5TD receiving for a team that advanced to the NJCAA championship game. A native of Miami, FL, he is a product of Booker T. Washington HS, where he caught 42 passes for 710 yards and 8 TDs a senior. Earned a degree in sociology. Born 1/6/85 in Miami.


Shaheer McBride
Wide Receiver
6-1, 205
Delaware State

A four-year starter at Delaware State, holds school records in receptions (201) and yards (3,007), while adding 33 TDs. Was an All-Delaware County first-team selection as a senior at Chester (PA) HS, 17 miles south of Philadelphia. Also lettered in basketball and was named 2002-03 conference player of the year, after averaging 15 points and 10 rebounds per game. Born 2/8/85 in Chester.

Justin Roland
Linebacker
5-11, 242
Kansas State
A two-year letterman at Kansas State, finished 2nd on the team with 70 tackles in 2007, adding 1 sack and 1 INT. Named a 2005 honorable mention All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference selection as a sophomore at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, leading the conference with 170 tackles. Was a 2003 first-team all-district and honorable mention all-state performer as a senior at Ponca City (OK) HS. Was also a standout wrestler, winning the 2003 Oklahoma state title in the heavyweight division. Majored in social science. Born 1/14/86 in Ponca City.

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