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The Eagles’ college football factories

Closer look at Philadelphia’s roster.

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Have you ever wondered which colleges are most well-represented on the Eagles? If so, you’re in luck, because here’s a list of schools with more than one alum on Philadelphia’s roster. (Click here to check out last year’s version.)

Eagles college factories

School Number Players
School Number Players
Florida State 4 Nigel Bradham, Ronald Darby, Tim Jernigan, Josh Sweat
Oregon 3 Haloti Ngata, Joe Walker, Taylor Hart
West Virginia 3 Rasul Douglas, Shelton Gibson, Wendel Smallwood
Virginia 3 Chris Long, Rodney McLeod, LaRoy Reynolds
Washington 3 Sidney Jones, Elijah Qualls, Joshua Perkins
Stanford 2 Zach Ertz, Aziz Shittu
Oregon State 2 Markus Wheaton, Isaac Seumalo
Oklahoma 2 Lane Johnson, Corey Nelson
Ohio State 2 Malcolm Jenkins, Cameron Johnston
LSU 2 Jalen Mills, Toby Weathersby
California 2 Richard Rodgers, Bryce Treggs
Central Florida 2 Aaron Evans, D.J. Killings
Purdue 2 Anthony Mahoungou, Danny Ezechukwu
San Diego State 2 Donnel Pumphrey, Darrell Greene
Shepherd 2 Billy Brown, Tre Sullivan
TCU 2 Halapoulivaati Vaitai, Matt Pryor
Washington State 2 Destiny Vaeao, Marquess Wilson
Wisconsin 2 Corey Clement, Chris Maragos

Schools added to the list: Stanford, Purdue, TCU, Washington State

Schools dropped from the list: Florida, Cincinnati, North Dakota State, Penn State, Tennessee, Texas

In addition to the individual school list, here’s a table of football conferences that are represented by more than one Eagles player.

Eagles players by conference

Conference Amount Players
Conference Amount Players
Pac-12 17 Nick Foles, Richard Rodgers, Bryce Treggs, Haloti Ngata, Joe Walker, Taylor Hart, Markus Wheaton, Isaac Seumalo, Zach Ertz, Aziz Shittu, Randall Goforth, Nelson Agholor, Sidney Jones, Elijah Qualls, Joshua Perkins, Destiny Vaeao, Marquess Wilson
SEC 12 Chance Warmack, Jason Peters, Stephen Roberts, Matt Jones, Jon Toth, Jalen Mills, Toby Weathersby, Mike Wallace, Fletcher Cox, Alshon Jeffery, Derek Barnett, Michael Bennett
B1G 10 Nate Sudfeld, Brandon Graham, Malcolm Jenkins, Cameron Johnston, Stefen Wisniewski, Nate Gerry, Anthony Mahoungou, Danny Ezechukwu, Corey Clement, Chris Maragos
Big 12 9 Darren Sproles, Lane Johnson, Corey Nelson, Jordan Hicks, Matt Pryor, Halapoulivaati Vaitai, Rasul Douglas, Shelton Gibson, Wendell Smallwood
ACC 9 Nigel Bradham, Ronald Darby, Tim Jernigan, Josh Sweat, Mack Hollins, Avonte Maddox, Chris Long, Rodney McLeod, LaRoy Reynolds
The American 5 Aaron Evans, D.J. Killings, Bruce Hector, Jason Kelce, Greg Ward, Jake Elliott
MAC 4 Brandon Brooks, Steven Means, Joe Ostman, Asantay Brown
MWC 3 Jay Ajayi, Donnel Pumphrey, Darrell Greene
MVFC 3 Carson Wentz, Dallas Goedert, Ryan Neal
Sun Belt 3 Kyle Wilson, Chandon Sullivan, Jeremy Reaves
CAA 3 Paul Worrilow, Rashard Davis, Winston Craig
MEC 2 Billy Brown, Tre Sullivan
PSAC 2 Tim Wilson, Ian Park

Conferences added to the list: Sun Belt, CAA, PSAC

Schools dropped from the list: C-USA, Big Sky


• Florida State is the new leader. Last year it was West Virginia.

• Only one FSU player was acquired by the Eagles via the draft: Josh Sweat. Nigel Bradham was originally signed in free agency while Ronald Darby and Tim Jernigan were acquired through trades.

• WVU still leads the Eagles in most players drafted from one school.

• Howie Roseman’s #GatorBias took a big hit with Trey Burton, Jaylen Watkins, and Alex McCalister now gone. Matt Jones’ roster spot isn’t necessarily a lock, either, so it’s possible the Eagles open the season without a single Florida player on their roster.

• Despite the fact Chip Kelly and his #DuckBias have been gone since December 2015, the Eagles still have three Oregon players on their roster. And the Pac-12 is now the most well-represented conference, overtaking the SEC’s lead from last year.

• I still maintain that Joe Douglas has something of a #VirginiaBias.

• Check out the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference making this list!

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