Eagles announce rookie free agent signees
Here is a list of the Eagles’ rookie free agent signees:
Josh Andrews, G – Oregon State
Andrews started 32 career games for the Beavers, including 30 straight, as a reliable member of the Oregon State offensive line. After locking up the left guard position during spring practice as a sophomore in 2011, Andrews went on to start the next 25 consecutive games during his junior and senior campaigns. A three-year starter on the offensive line at Colony HS (CA), he earned first-team All-Mt. Baldy League accolades three times as a tackle.
Blake Annen, TE – Cincinnati
Annen caught 16 passes for 183 yards and two touchdowns in 2013 and earned all-conference honors. The Upper Arlington, OH, native had 30 receptions for 800 yards and 12 touchdowns during his high school career and was named the top tight end in the state by OhioVarsity.com.
Karim Barton, G – Morgan State
Barton earned first-team All-MEAC honors following his senior campaign at Morgan State. He started at right tackle during his three seasons at Morgan State after transferring from College of the Canyons Junior College in 2010. Barton moved to the United States from Jamaica at the age of 13 after his mother passed away. He attended Verdugo Hills High School in Los Angeles, CA.
Kadron Boone, WR – LSU
A four-year contributor at LSU, Boone finished his collegiate career with 611 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in 51 games played. In 13 games (seven starts) as a junior in 2012, he ranked second on the team in touchdown receptions (four) and third in both receiving yards (348) and receptions (26). A SuperPrep All-American at Trinity Catholic HS (FL), Boone combined for 2,218 yards and 34 touchdowns as a junior and senior.
Trey Burton, TE – Florida
A versatile player that appeared in 50 games at the University of Florida, Burton finished his four-year career with the Gators with 720 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns on 141 carries while adding 107 catches for 976 yards and four touchdowns. As a senior captain in 2013, Burton moved to wide receiver full-time after playing multiple positions his first three years and finished third on the team with 38 receptions for 445 yards and one touchdown. Burton was named to the 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team after seeing action at quarterback, fullback, tight end, wide receiver and on kick coverage. A native of Venice, FL, Burton passed for 1,876 yards with 18 touchdowns and only one interception and rushed for 821 yards with 22 touchdowns as a senior at Venice High School in 2009.
David Fluellen, RB – Toledo
A two-time first-team All-MAC honoree from the University of Toledo, Fluellen finished fourth in program history with 3,336 rushing yards. Despite missing nearly four games due to injuries as a senior in 2013, he went on to lead the team with 1,121 rushing yards, while totaling 10 touchdowns. As a junior in 2012, he ranked eighth in the nation with 124.8 yards per game, while posting the fifth-best rushing total in school history with 1,498 yards. A first-team Class 2A all-state honoree, Fluellen amassed 1,638 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior at Lockport HS (NY).
John Fulton, CB – Alabama
Fulton played in 49 games in his four-year college career for the Crimson Tide, serving the majority of his time as a reserve cornerback and special teams player. The Manning, SC, native was ranked as the #3 high school football player in the state of South Carolina by SuperPrep Magazine after tallying eight interceptions and 16 pass breakups as a junior.
Kevin Graf, T – USC
Graf earned honorable mention All-Pac-12 honors following his senior season of 2013. He was a three-year starter at USC, where his father lettered three years as an offensive guard and played on their 1972 National Championship squad. His brother, Derek, lettered at center for USC in 2002.
Donald Hawkins, G – Texas
A 2013 AP second-team all-league honoree, G Donald Hawkins started in 24 of his 25 career games as a two-year contributor on the offensive line at Texas. Prior to his time in Austin, TX, he was a NJCAA first-team All-American at Northwest Community College. As a senior captain at Rosa Fort HS (MS), Hawkins was a two-time all-district honoree that helped his team become co-district champions.
Henry Josey, RB – Missouri
After overcoming remarkable odds following a knee injury sustained late in the 2011 season, Josey returned to action in 2013 and became just the second Mizzouri running back to post two 1,000-yard seasons in a career, tallying 1,166 yards rushing and 16 touchdowns as a junior. Prior to his injury, Josey totaled the fifth-best rushing season in team history in 2011, recording 1,168 yards and nine touchdowns while ranking first in the Big 12 and fifth nationally in rushing at the time of the injury. A two-way star at Angleton (TX) High School, he earned all-district honors as a running back and defensive back as a senior in 2009.
Wade Keliikipi, DT – Oregon
A four-year letterman at Oregon, Keliikipi earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention accolades for the second straight year in 2013 after tallying 34 tackles, five tackles for a loss, two sacks and one blocked kick. He played in 50 games in his college career, amassing 97 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks. The Waianea, HI, native was named Hawaii’s top high school defensive tackle prospect by SuperPrep Magazine in 2009.
Daytawion Lowe, S – Oklahoma State
A three-year starter for the Cowboys, Daytawion (pronounced DAY-twahn) Lowe earned second-team All-Big 12 honors as a senior in 2013, finishing second on the team with 87 tackles and notching two interceptions. Lowe led Oklahoma State in tackles in both 2012 and 2011, with 75 and 97 stops respectively. He appeared in 11 games as a true freshman in 2009, but was forced to redshirt as a sophomore in 2010 due to injury. A native of Midwest City, OK, he was an All-America selection at Carl Albert High School, where he didn’t miss a play in his final three seasons in school.
Frank Mays, DE – Florida A&M
A two-year letterman at Florida A&M, Mays played in 11 games for the Rattlers as a senior in 2013 and led the team in sacks (4.0) while ranking second with 10.5 tackles for a loss. The Bemidji, MN, native appeared in 21 total games in his college career, tallying 68 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss and six sacks.
Quron Pratt, WR – Rutgers
Named the Rutgers’ team MVP in 2013, Pratt appeared in all 13 games (nine starts) as a senior, tallying 516 yards on 32 catches while adding a blocked punt and a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown as a standout on the team’s special teams units. A three-time conference all-academic honoree, Pratt was a semifinalist for the National Football Foundation Campbell Trophy, which is also known as the “Academic Heisman”, as a senior. A four-year letterwinner at Palmyra (NJ) High School, he set the school’s all-time record with 22 interceptions as a defensive back and added 10 touchdown receptions on offense.
Carey Spear, K – Vanderbilt
A three-time captain and three-time All-Academic honoree at Vanderbilt, Spear set a school single-season record as a senior in 2013 with 99 points while connecting on 15 of his 19 field goal attempts. Spear garnered second-team All-SEC accolades as a junior as he led the conference in field goal percentage (83.3% - 20 of 24 attempts). His 20 field goals that year were the most in a single season in school history. The 22-year-old Spear attended Mayfield (OH) High School, where he was a two-time all-state selection as a kicker.