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NFL Draft Results: JaCorey Shepherd to Eagles at No. 191 Pick

The Eagles spent the team's sixth round pick on a cornerback.

John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

The Eagles kicked off Day 3 with trade out of the fourth round with the Detroit Lions. The team acquired a third round pick in 2016.

Now the Eagles are up again. With the No. 191 overall pick, Philadelphia selected Kansas cornerback JaCorey Shepherd with the 191st overall pick.

Shepherd is 5-foot-11 and 199 pounds. A cornerback coming off first team All-Big 12 honors, Shepherd is a converted wide receiver who switched to defensive back as a sophomore. He collected five interceptions in his final two college seasons.

Shepherd fills a need and will compete for playing time at cornerback against Walter Thurmond, Nolan Carroll and Jaylen Watkins.

Stay tuned, check back for updates - more to come...

Eagles remaining needs


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Eagles remaining draft picks

1 (20) - Nelson Agholor, WR, USC
2 (47) - Eric Rowe, DB, Utah
3 (84) - Jordan Hicks, LB, Texas
6 (191) JaCorey Shepherd, CB, Kansas
6 (196)
7 (237)

2015 NFL Draft schedule:

Thursday, April 30 - 8:00 PM EST (Round 1 - 10 minutes per pick)
Friday, May 1 - 7:00 PM EST (Round 2 - 7 minutes, Round 3 - 5 minutes)
Saturday, May 2 - 12 PM EST (Rounds 4-6 - 5 Minutes Per Pick, Round 7 - 4 Minutes Per Pick)
TV schedule: NFL Network and ESPN will televise the draft.

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