Seven Players Get Tryouts With Eagles

NCAA Football: Wake Forest at Syracuse

The Eagles will have seven players participating in this week’s rookie camp (Friday-Sunday) on a tryout basis.

These players are not part of the 90-man roster, but the team could decide to sign them in the future. Below are the names, along with some information on each.

Blaze Caponegro, LB (6-1, 236) – The Temple product had 31 tackles (5.5 for loss) last year. His reps will come at inside linebacker in the Eagles’ 3-4.

Jamie Childers, TE (6-5, 250) – He got a tryout with the Rams in 2012 and spent last spring with the Giants. Childers converted from quarterback to tight end during his career at Coastal Carolina.

Ryan Donohue, LB (6-0, 239) – He started his college career at Maryland before transferring to UConn. Donohue played in 11 games last season (seven starts) and had 28 tackles.

Anthony Larry, OLB (6-2, 251) – He had 5.5 sacks and 61 tackles last year for Eastern Washington. Larry was ruled academically ineligible in 2012, but returned to the field in 2013. Here is a good feature on Larry.

Macky MacPherson, C (6-1, 306) – The Syracuse product is hoping his versatility as both a center and a long-snapper will help him get a shot somewhere this spring. Here is more on MacPherson.

Davon Morgan, DB (6-0, 196) – The former Virginia Tech Hokie played last year for the Richmond Raiders of the Professional Indoor Football League. He got a shot with the Jets in 2011, but was released.

Baker Steinkuhler, DL (6-6, 290) – He got a shot last offseason with the Texans. The Nebraska product had 47 tackles (seven for loss) and 2.5 sacks as a senior.

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