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NFL Draft 2018: List of every known prospect the Eagles have shown interest in

Are the Eagles giving us any clues?

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While we don’t know exactly who the Philadelphia Eagles will pick in this year’s 2018 NFL Draft, we might be able to figure it out based on some clues.

Below is a list of every prospect from this year’s draft that the Eagles are known to have shown interest in. The pre-draft buildup period often contains various reports of team interest in certain prospects. (If you think I’m missing information, let me know in the comments and include your source.)

Keep in mind that misinformation is a large part of the draft process. Teams will purposely not show interest in players they like because they don’t want to tip their hand. At the same time, just because the Eagles are showing a lot of interest in a player doesn’t mean it’s just a smokescreen. It’s all a guessing game. But here’s what we do know. Scroll down for chart legend.

2018 NFL Draft Eagles Draft Interest Tracker

Player POS School Visit SB/SG CMB PD Workout Other Total
Player POS School Visit SB/SG CMB PD Workout Other Total
Donte Jackson CB LSU X X 2
Derrius Guice RB LSU X X X 3
Justin Reid S Stanford X X X X 4
Leighton Vander Esch LB Boise State X X KF X 4
Daurice Fountain WR Northern Iowa X GB 2
Chukwuma Okorafor OT Western Michigan X X JS 3
Rashaad Penny RB San Diego State X 1
Darius Leonard LB South Carolina State X 1
Chris Herndon TE Miami X X 2
James Daniels C Iowa X X X 3
Tremon Smith CB Central Arkansas X 1
Jermaine Carter LB Maryland X 1
Mike Hughes CB UCF X 1
Rashaan Evans LB Alabama X X 2
Uchenna Nwosu LB USC X X 2
Ronnie Harrison S Alabama X 1
Jeremy Reaves S South Alabama X 1
Courtland Sutton WR SMU X X 2
Jordan Mailata OT (Australian rugby player) X 1
Connor Williams OT Texas X 1
Jaire Alexander CB Louisville X 1
Ronald Jones RB USC X X X 3
Kenny Young LB UCLA X 1
Chris Worley LB Ohio State X 1
Avonte Maddox CB Pittsburgh X 1
Da'Shawn Hand DE Alabama X 1
Andrew Brown DT Virginia X 1
Tyquan Lewis DE Ohio State X CW 2
B.J. Hill DT NC State X PD 2
Jalyn Holmes DE Ohio State X CW 2
Troy Fumagalli TE Wisconsin X 1
Ja'Whaun Bentley LB Purdue X 1
Dimitri Flowers FB Oklahoma X 1
Christian LaCouture DE LSU X 1
Kurt Benkert QB Virginia X 1
Dewey Jarvis LB Brown X 1
Kemoko Turay DE Rutgers X X 2
Akrum Wadley RB Iowa X 1
Mike Gesicki TE Penn State X X 2
Levi Wallace CB Alabama X 1
Kyle Lauletta QB Richmond X PT X 3
Harrison Phillips DT Stanford X X 2
Michael Badgley K Miami X 1
Durham Smythe TE Notre Dame X X JP X 4
Darrel Williams RB LSU X 1
Brian Allen C Michigan State X 1
Dejon Allen G Hawaii X 1
Folorunso Fatukasi DT Connecticut X 1
P.J. Hall DT Sam Houston State X X 2
Damon Webb S Ohio State X 1
David Wells TE San Diego State X X X 3
Royce Freeman RB Oregon X 1
Mark Walton RB Miami X 1
Nyheim Hines RB NC State X DS X 3
John Kelly RB Tennessee X 1
Bo Scarborough RB Alabama X 1
Tre'Quan Smith WR UCF X 1
D.J. Moore WR Maryland X X 2
Christian Kirk WR Texas A&M X GB 2
Jordan Lasley WR UCLA X 1
Dallas Goedert TE South Dakota State X JP 2
Jaylen Samuels TE NC State X DS 2
Orlando Brown OT Oklahoma X X 2
Kolton Miller OT UCLA X 1
Mike McGlinchey OT Notre Dame X EC 2
Tyrell Crosby OT Oregon X 1
Martinas Rankin OT Mississippi State X JS 2
Malik Jefferson LB Texas X 1
Shaquem Griffin LB UCF X 1
Tim Settle DT Virginia Tech X X 2
Duke Dawson CB Florida X 1
Jessie Bates S Wake Forest X 1
Lamar Jackson QB Louisville X 1
Jordan Wilkins RB Ole Miss X 1
Ryan Nall RB Oregon State X 1
Kamryn Pettway RB Auburn X 1
Chase Edmunds RB Fordham X X 2
James Washington WR Oklahoma State X 1
Marcell Ateman WR Oklahoma State X 1
J'Mon Moore WR Missouri X 1
Javon Wims WR Georgia X 1
Antonio Callway WR Florida X 1
Mark Andrews TE Oklahoma X 1
Jordan Akins TE UCF X 1
Tyler Conklin TE Central Michigan X JP 2
Dalton Schultz TE Stanford X X 2
Isaiah Wynn OG Georgia X 1
Jamarco Jones OT Ohio State X 1
Joe Noteboom OT TCU X 1
KC McDermott OT Miami X 1
Rick Leonard OT Florida State X 1
K.J. Malone OT LSU X 1
Jamil Demby OG Maine X TP X 3
Mason Cole C Michigan X 1
Josh Sweat DE Florida State X CW 2
Hercules Mata’afa DE Washington State X 1
Deadrin Senat DT South Florida X 1
Oren Burks LB Vanderbilt X 1
Tegray Scales LB Indiana X 1
Josey Jewell LB Iowa X 1
Quin Blanding S Virginia X 1
DeShon Elliott S Texas X 1
Marcus Allen S Penn State X 1
Joshua Frazier DE Alabama X 1
Dane Cruikshank S Arizona X 1
Nathan Shepherd DT Fort Hays State CW 1
Jack Cichy LB Wisconsin KF 1
Leon Jacobs LB Wisconsin KF 1
Garret Dooley LB Wisconsin KF 1
Austin Corbett C Nevada JS 1
Chandon Sullivan CB Georgia State X 1
Kalen Ballage RB Arizona State DS 1
Hayden Hurst TE South Carolina JP X 2
Nick Chubb RB Georgia DS 1
Sony Michel RB Georgia DS 1
Rasheem Green DE USC CW X 2
Josh Fatu DT USC CW 1
Brandon Parker OT North Carolina A&T X 1
Sam Hubbard DE Ohio State CW 1
Quenton Nelson OG Notre Dame EC 1
Will Hernandez OG UTEP JS X 2
Trey Johnson CB Villanova X 1
Quenton Meeks CB Stanford X 1
Pete Kalambayi LB Stanford X 1
David Bright OT Stanford X 1
Maurice Hurst DT Michigan PD 1
Tony Adams OG NC State X 1
Ben Johnson TE Kansas X 1
Taven Bryan DT Florida CW 1
Nick DeLuca LB North Dakota State X 1
Cavon Walker DE Maryland X 1
Malik Reaves CB Villanova X 1
Matt Gono OG Wesley X X 2
Matt Diaz OT Wagner X 1
Anthony Miller WR Memphis GB 1
Joe Ostman DE Central Michigan X 1
Natrell Jamerson S Wisconsin X 1
Quadree Henderson WR Pittsburgh X 1
Ian Thomas TE Indiana X 1
Nate Wozniak TE Minnesota X 1
Ryan Anderson P Rutgers X 1
Ray Lawry RB Old Dominion X 1
Tanner Stallings C UTEP JS 1
Trent Cannon RB Virginia State X 1
Braxton Berrios WR Miami X 1
Kentavious Street DE NC State PD 1
Harold Landry DE Boston College Schwartz 1
Justin Jones DT NC State PD 1
John Atkins DT Georgia PD 1
Trenton Thompson DT Georgia PD 1
Derrick Nndai DT Florida State CW 1
Tracy Sprinkle DT Ohio State CW 1
McKay Murphy DT Weber State X 1
Jaylyin Minor LB Cincinnati X 1
Nick Bawden FB San Diego State X 1
Bilal Nichols DT Delaware X 1
Isaiah Oliver CB Colorado X 1
Devron Davis CB UTSA X 1
Brandon Bryant LB Lafayette X 1

Players who have drawn the most interest:

S Justin Reid (4)
TE Durham Smythe (4)
LB Leighton Vander Esch (4)
RB Derrius Guice (3)
RB Ronald Jones (3)
RB Nyheim Hines (3)
C James Daniels (3)
OT Chukwuma Okorafor (3)
OG Jamil Demby (3)
QB Kyle Lauletta (3)
TE David Wells (3)

Interest by position:

21 LB
19 RB
18 DT
16 OT
15 TE
14 DE
14 WR
13 CB
10 S
7 OG
5 C
3 QB
2 FB
1 P
1 K

Visits: The Eagles are allowed 30 pre-draft visits. These are the players who have come in to the team’s facility for an official visit. Visits are often used for medical testing and interview time. Eagles EVP of football operations Howie Roseman once admitted they’re sometimes used to trick the media/fans. No workouts are involved.

Senior Bowl (SB) and Shrine Game (SG): These are the players the Eagles talked to at the most prominent college All-Star games.

Combine: The Eagles get 60 formal interviews at the NFL Combine each year.

Pro Day: Pro day interest is a little hard to gauge because it’s hard to know who exactly the coaches are there to see. I did my best to account for noteworthy players.

Workout: Self-explanatory.

Other: Interest that doesn’t fit into one of the aforementioned categories. More specific details below.


PT = Press Taylor (QB coach)

CW = Chris Wilson (DL coach)

DS = Duce Staley (RB coach)

GB = Gunter Brewer (WR coach)

JS = Jeff Stoutland (OL coach)

EC = Eugene Chung (Assistant OL coach)

TP = T.J. Paganetti (Assistant OL coach)

JP = Justin Peelle (TE coach)

KF = Ken Flajole (LB coach)

PD = Phillip Daniels (Assistant DL coach)

Schwartz = Jim Schwartz (Defensive coordinator)


In addition to tracking a lot of this information myself, I wanted to give a shoutout to the following resources I use to cross reference my information. (Tommy Lawlor) (Tony Pauline)

Twitter user @igglesnut

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