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Undrafted Free Agent Signings 2015: Philadelphia Eagles UDFA scouting reports

The Eagles agreed to terms with 16 undrafted free agents. Here's what you should know about them.

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

In addition to the six new players the Eagles acquired from the 2015 NFL Draft, the team also signed 16 players from the undrafted rookie free agency pool. The Eagles confirmed those signings here. We've already written an individual post for every Eagles draft pick but the undrafted free agent signings have been largely uncovered so I figured it would be a good idea to take a look at their scouting reports. Click on the links to read more if you're interested in reading more

WR Rasheed Bailey (DraftBreakdown)

Bailey is an intriguing small school prospect who is flying completely under the radar. Despite numerous postseason awards, he was overlooked by the major all-star games and the NFL scouting combine. It’s difficult to gauge Bailey’s athleticism against the defensive backs he faced, but he appears to have excellent strength and vertical ability. If he can time in the 4.6 second range in his 40-yard dash, he will be able to find his way into a camp. He faces an uphill battle to be drafted, but if he can follow his dominant production with strong pre-draft testing he may be able to work his way into the sixth or seventh round.

G Brett Boyko (

Lacks the athleticism teams want from tackles and the strength they are looking for at guard, but his savvy should get him into a camp. His best position may end up at center.

DL D.J. McBryde (BGN)

No scouting report, but some info from his pro day: "Defensive tackle B.J. McBryde (6-5 1/8, 292) ran the 40 in 5.01 and 5.0 seconds. He had a 31 1/2-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-3 broad jump. He had a 20-yard short shuttle time of 4.39 seconds and a three-cone time of 7.22 seconds. He also performed 24 strength lifts."

G Malcom Bunche (E$PN)

Bunche is a big and powerful offensive lineman. He is a tall and massive football player that lacks pure speed but has decent quickness. Strong in the upper body and often mauls the defender across from him. Tends to play too high and doesn't maintain leverage throughout the block. Sometimes over extends both on run and pass blocking. Engulfs smaller linebackers when working up to the second level. Does a good job locking hands into the defender and at times drives defenders into the turf. Large wing span helps in pass protection but must be careful not to lunge at pass rusher; needs to keep weight back and knees bent. Bunche needs to gain some flexibility and agility as he matures. He is a raw talent that can be a very productive offensive lineman.

C Mike Coccia (Silver and Black Pride)

At 6-foot-3, 300 pound center was a four-year starter at New Hampshire and was named to the Beyond Sports Network's FBS All-America team as well as the Associated Press and Walter Camp teams. He has generated a great deal of interest around the NFL and is expected to be a late round pick for a team looking for depth at center and utility interior offensive lineman. As a senior last season, he started the entire season for the second-highest scoring offense in the CAA which averaged 36.0 points per game. He would have started every game of his 4-year career at New Hampshire if not for a shoulder injury he suffered during the 2013 season. While he lacks ideal size for a team like the Raiders who are looking to run a power scheme, he excels at second level blocking in an uptempo system, which new offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave said he will institute from his season under Chip Kelly in Philadelphia.

WR Devante Davis (Matt Waldman)

Davis not only catches the back-end of the football without  a problem (good hand strength), but he also times his adjustment to the ball so the continuation of his spin shields the opponent from the ball. This is a clutch play with a lot of little techniques that only need to get more refined. Add some variations on these release and separation techniques to set up the attack of the target and Davis has the hands, athleticism, and effort to develop into good NFL starter capable of leading his team in receiving. It probably won’t happen right way and it might not happen at all, but the reason Devante Davis won’t succeed in the NFL will have nothing to do with him lacking the inherent skills and athleticism to beat defensive backs before, during, or after the catch. He’s raw material in the best sense of the phrase.

LB Jordan Dewalt-Ondijo (Bio only)

A four-year letterman at Duke, Dewalt-Ondijo appeared in 45 games with 22 starts, posting 90 tackles, including 14.5 tackles for loss, and ten sacks during his collegiate tenure. As a senior in 2014, Dewalt-Ondijo started all 13 games at defensive end for the blue devils and notched 45 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks.  A native of Prairie View, TX, he graduated from Duke in December of 2014 with a degree in political science while also earning a certificate in markets and management.

TE Andrew Gleichert (DraftInsider)

Large tight end with solid size/speed numbers. Fires off the snap, accelerates into blocks and displays good blocking vision. Stays square, large and seals defenders from the action. Lacks soft hands and more of a safety valve receiver who was never a large part of the Michigan State offense. Despite his size lacks functional football strength and struggles finishing blocks. Gleichert very much looks the part and offers the skill to line up as a third tight end but to this point is more athlete than football player.

WR John Harris (Burnt Orange Nation)

Big-play ability -- Some numbers provided by the Longhorn Network provide perspective on Harris' season. Of those 68 catches, 75% went for a first down or a touchdown, the second-highest percentage among the top 43 in receptions. He also had 15 catches for 20 yards or more, including his 68-yard reception against Texas Tech.

Ball skills -- There were a handful of times during the season when Harris went up for 50-50 balls and was able to come down with them because he does have strong hands and often simply wanted the ball more than the opposing defensive back. Besides pure effort, he also has a talent for high-pointing the football.

Blocking ability -- With his big frame and a willingness to work hard, Harris was an effective and consistent down-field blocker during his senior season.

Perseverance -- Despite the lack of success after arriving at Texas, Harris stuck it out and took advantage of the opportunity provided by the new coaching staff.

Solid testing numbers -- Harris is far from an elite athlete, running a sub-3.6 40-yard dash is a solid time for a 213-pound outside receiver. His low 40 time was even more impressive, as at least one scout at the Texas Pro Timing Day had him at 4.49 and the unofficial time Alex Dunlap of Orangebloods got was 4.50.

Special teams experience -- Harris played on each special teams unit during his career at Texas and the ability to contribute in that phase could help him land on a roster.

G Cole Manhart (

Decorated Division II tackle prospect who might have to move to center to have any shot in the NFL. As an NFL guard, Manhart would be athletic enough for a zone scheme, but NFL scouts have grave concerns about his ability to drop anchor and handle power from the inside. Manhart could be a late-round target or priority free agent with practice-squad potential as a center.

RB Raheem Mostert (Hammer and Rails)

Mostert is not going to be an every down back in the NFL. He might not even get a single carry. If a team is looking to improve its return game, however, Mostert would be an excellent choice. He can go in the 6th or 7th round of the draft, and if he doesn't he will surely be a free agent signing somewhere with the hopes of making the roster as a return specialist.

DE Travis Raciti (

Raciti had a big sophomore season but struggled when he was shifted to a 3-4 defense as a junior. In 2014, Raciti moved back to a 4-3 and attacked upfield again. Raciti has to go up or down in weight because he's not big enough to survive at the point of attack on the inside. Some evaluators see value in Raciti slimming down and bouncing outside to a 3-4 strong-side linebacker spot.

DB Denzel Rice (Bio only)

Played in 50 games during his four-year career at Coastal Carolina and totaled 112 tackles (85 solo), 24 passes defensed and an interception. Earned second-team All-Big South honors in both 2014 and 2013. Led the Big South and tied a school record with 12 pass breakups as a junior in 2013 while starting all 15 games at corner. As a freshman in 2011, saw most of his defensive action at safety, but all played corner. Was an AP first-team 2A All-State selection in 2010 as a senior at Carver High School in Winston-Salem, NC. Led the state of North Carolina with 12 INTs. Was an honor roll student and also ran track, finishing fourth in the 2010 State 2-A Championships in the 4x100 relay.

P Kip Smith (Bio only)

Served as the punter and kickoff specialist at Oklahoma State from 2013-14. Punted 160 times for a 40.7-yard average. Began his collegiate career at UCLA before transferring to Oklahoma State in 2012. He is a product of Legacy HS in Broomfield, CO and earned first-team, All-America honors by multiple publications.

TE Eric Tomlinson (Miner Rush)

Limited tight end who was primarily used as a blocker in college. Tomlinson will have to prove to teams that he has premium ability to develop as an in-line blocker because it is unlikely that most teams will view him as a combo tight end once they study the tape.

TE Justin Tukes (Bio only)

Played in 44 games over the course of his four-year career with the Knights and totaled 30 catches for 286 yards and three TDs. Was selected as UCF’s Most Dependable Offensive Player in 2014 and was named to the College Football Performance Awards Tight End Trophy Watch List in 2013. Received All-C-USA Honorable Mention honors in 2012. The Sylvester, GA, native played at Worth County (GA) High School and was an all-region and all-metro honoree as a senior after catching 16 passes for 198 yards and three scores. Majored in interpersonal/organizational communication.

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