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Ed Eagan
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Return specialist
Personal information
Born: (1993-06-19) June 19, 1993 (age 27)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school:Holy Cross (LA)
College:Northwestern State
Undrafted:2016
Career history
* Dallas Cowboys ( 2016)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Ed Eagan (born June 19, 1993) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Northwestern State.

College careerEdit

As a freshman at Northwestern State, Eagan played sporadically at cornerback and return duty. He scored his first touchdown on an 82-yard kick return against Sam Houston State.

Eagan switched to receiver his sophomore year, but maintained his return duties. He became the second-leading receiver for Northwestern State and its top returner. In 2014, his junior year, Eagan broke various records at Northwestern, including career kickoff return yardage (2,125), single-season kickoff return yardage (1,045), single-season kickoff returns (45), single-season receptions (73) by 19 catches, single-game receiving yardage (238 vs. McNeese), and tied the single-game receptions mark (13 vs. Abilene Christian). He also won various awards, including All-American by College Sporting News, All-Southland Conference at receiver, returner, and all-purpose, and Associated Press 2014 FCS All-American Team, All-Purpose Player. [1]

Eagan finished his college career with 177 receptions and 2,228 receiving yards, both Northwestern records.[2] He had 13 receiving touchdowns, as well as over 2,900 kick return yards and 4 return touchdowns.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Dallas CowboysEdit

Eagan signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2016.[4] He was released by the Cowboys on August 10, 2016.[5]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

On August 14, 2016, Eagan was signed by the Cleveland Browns.[6] He was released by the Browns on August 29, 2016.[7]

Buffalo BillsEdit

On September 27, 2016, Eagan was signed to the Buffalo Bills' practice squad.[8] He was promoted to the active roster on October 25, 2016 but was released three days later.[9][10] He was re-signed to the practice squad on October 31, 2016.[11]

New York GiantsEdit

On August 18, 2017, Eagan signed with the New York Giants.[12] He was waived on September 2, 2017 and re-signed to the practice squad on September 20, 2017.[13] He was promoted to the active roster on October 10, 2017.[14] He was waived on November 14, 2017.[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Northwestern State Athletics - Ed Eagan - 2015
  2. "Browns sign WR Ed Eagan". http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/news/article-5/Browns-sign-WR-Ed-Eagan/6849528d-c7d5-4d50-ad56-17afeff51509. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  3. Football | NCAA | Player Stats - Ed Eagan - Northwestern State Demons - washingtonpost.com
  4. Helman, David. "Cowboys Make Five Roster Moves; Announce Undrafted Free Agents". Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170905095847/http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/2016/05/06/cowboys-make-five-roster-moves-announce-undrafted-free-agents. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  5. "Dallas Cowboys claim OL Mike McQueen off of waivers from San Diego, release WR Ed Eagan". http://sportsday.dallasnews.com/dallas-cowboys/cowboys/2016/08/10/dallas-cowboys-claim-ol-mike-mcqueen-waivers-san-diego-release-wr-ed-eagan.
  6. "Browns sign WR Ed Eagan". http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/news/article-5/Browns-sign-WR-Ed-Eagan/6849528d-c7d5-4d50-ad56-17afeff51509. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  7. "Browns trim roster to 75". http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/news/article-5/Browns-trim-roster-to-75/aed95593-c5cd-4a28-847d-be17552b3bda. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  8. "Bills release K Jordan Gay; Sign two to PS". http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-release-K-Jordan-Gay-Sign-two-to-PS/3e25492e-34b3-4700-99ad-afc7494d368c. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  9. Brown, Chris. "Bills elevate practice squad WR Eagan to active roster". https://web.archive.org/web/20170806021412/http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-elevate-practice-squad-WR-Eagan-to-active-roster/a5ab358b-c4bf-4367-8c8c-2e6b61b2a8f1. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  10. Brown, Chris (October 28, 2016). "Bills elevate TE Christian to the 53-man roster". http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-elevate-TE-Christian-to-the-53-man-roster/f48b1fc8-35fa-441e-b3fe-13112fe8bd1d.
  11. "Bills Re-Sign WR Ed Eagan & TE Manasseh Garner To Practice Squad". http://nfltraderumors.co/bills-re-sign-wr-ed-eagan-te-manasseh-garner-practice-squad/.
  12. Eisen, Michael (August 18, 2017). "Giants sign WR's Ed Eagan and Canaan Severin". http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-sign-WRs-Ed-Eagan-and-Canaan-Severin/e7aedec9-b651-46c5-931f-8291190489c7.
  13. Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2017). "New York Giants announce 2017 53-man roster". Archived from the original on December 5, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171205020739/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/New-York-Giants-announce-2017-53-man-roster/af61460d-cd5a-4723-95d7-e08c74eaf74e.
  14. Alper, Josh (October 10, 2017). "Giants promote another WR with Brandon Marshall on IR". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/10/10/giants-promote-another-wr-with-brandon-marshall-on-ir/.
  15. Eisen, Michael (November 14, 2017). "Giants roster moves: Keenan Robinson placed on IR; Three players signed". https://web.archive.org/web/20171219194015/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-roster-moves-Keenan-Robinson-placed-on-IR-Three-players-signed/abe405fe-28f3-4975-b6d3-36dd3ca69c1f.

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