Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Eagles sign draft pick Cooper

The Eagles and wide receiver Riley Cooper, a fifth-round draft pick, have agreed to a 4-year contract.

Eagles sign draft pick Cooper

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The Eagles have reached a four-year deal with fifth-round draft pick Riley Cooper. (AP Photo/Brian Garfinkel)
The Eagles have reached a four-year deal with fifth-round draft pick Riley Cooper. (AP Photo/Brian Garfinkel)

The Eagles and wide receiver Riley Cooper, a fifth-round draft pick, have agreed to a 4-year contract.

Cooper, 6-3, 222 pounds, played 51 games at Florida, making 28 starts. He had 81 receptions for 1,496 yards and 18 touchdowns.

Last seasons, Cooper led the team in receiving yards (961) and touchdowns (nine). He made the second team All-SEC.

Cooper, a native of Oklahoma City, twice was drafted by major league baseball teams. In 2006, the Phillies selected him in the 15th round and in 2009, the Texas Rangers picked him in the 25th round.

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