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The Philadelphia Eagles signed wide receiver Deon Long today, the team announced. Long takes the vacated roster spot created when the team waived DT Connor Wujciak, who had season-ending shoulder surgery. Long, 25, was an undrafted free agent out of Maryland in 2015 and was originally signed by the Tennessee Titans. Cut by the Titans and was released in camp that year. The Miami Dolphins signed him in September, but then released him a week later. Long was then signed by the then St. Louis Rams at the end of the season, but just prior to camp the now Los Angeles Rams released him.

Long’s travels haven’t just been in the NFL. Long originally enrolled at West Virginia in 2010 but transferred to New Mexico that year, sitting out 2010. In 2011 he was New Mexico’s leading receiver but then transferred to Iowa Western for 2012, where he was first team all-NJCAA, leading all junior colleges in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns. His 100 receptions was an NJCAA record, and Iowa Western won the NJCAA title. In 2013 he transferred again, to Maryland, where he stayed for two years. Seen as a possible late round slot receiver, Long went undrafted in 2015.

Long brings the Eagles roster back up 90.

Watch his college highlights below.

Here’s Long’s spider chart.