Meet the 2012 Eagles Draft Picks

Here are some statistics on each draft pick, courtesy of the Philadelphia Eagles

By Lauren DiSanto
|  Saturday, Apr 28, 2012  |  Updated 10:33 PM EDT
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Meet the 2012 Eagles Draft Picks

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Mychal Kendricks on draft day

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Fletcher Cox - Defensive Tackle

College Highlights - Mississippi State
• Finished his career with 114 total tackles, 24.5 tackles for a loss
and 8.5 sacks in 36 games (27 starts) during his three-year career
at Mississippi State
• Also blocked five kicks during his career
• Earned first-team All-SEC honors as a junior in 2011 after collecting
56 tackles, 14.5 tackles for a loss, five sacks, and two
blocked kicks
• Played in 12 games (11 starts) during his sophomore campaign,
posting 29 tackles and 6.5 tackles for a loss. Also credited with
2.5 sacks and two blocked kicks
• Played in all 12 games (four starts) during his true freshman season
in 2009, earning Freshman All-SEC honors while racking up
29 tackles and 3.5 tackles for a loss

Mychal Kendricks - Linebacker

College Highlights - University of California
• Played in all 51 games (29 starts) during his four-year career at
California, amassing 258 tackles, adding 36.5 tackles for a loss
and 13.5 sacks. He also notched seven fumble recoveries, four interceptions,
one touchdown return, and a blocked punt
• Earned several All-America selections as a senior in 2011, and
was named the Pac-12’s Defensive Player of the Year, playing in
all 13 games with 11 starts, leading the team in tackles with a career-
high 106, while adding two interceptions and three sacks
• Earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors as a junior in 2010, leading
Cal and ranking among the conference and national leaders
with 8.5 sacks, while his 66 tackles was fourth on the team
• Also captured the Dick Artal Award on defense for the player best
exemplifying Cal spirit and attitude
• As a sophomore in 2009, finished second on team in tackles with
71, adding one sack and one interception that he returned 68
yards for a touchdown vs. UCLA
• Played in all 13 games as a freshman in 2008, recording 15 tackles,
one sack, and one blocked punt

Vinny Curry - Defensive End

College Highlights - Marshall University
• Finished his career with 26 sacks, 49 tackles for a loss and 10
forced fumbles
• Was named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year in 2011
after posting 11 sacks, seven forced fumbles and 22 tackles for a
loss
• Earned first-team All-Conference USA honors as a junior in 2010,
leading all defensive linemen in the nation in tackles with 94 total
stops and ranking fifth in the nation with 12 sacks
• Started all 13 games as a sophomore in 2009 and recorded 59
tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks. He was named honorable
mention All-Conference by the league's coaches
• Made seven appearances during his freshman season in 2008, tallying
nine tackles and one forced fumble
• After a great high school career, Curry went to Cincinnati's Harmony
Community School in 2007 to prep for college and earned
team MVP honors

Nick Foles Quarterback

College Highlights - Arizona State
• Foles finished his career at Arizona as the Wildcats all-time leading
passer in terms of yards (10,011), touchdowns (67), attempts
(1,369) and completions (933)
• As a senior in 2011, earned Honorable Mention All-Pac 12 honors
after throwing for a school single-season record 4,334 yards and
28 touchdowns. Also broke the Arizona record for attempts (560)
and completions (387)
• Was named Team Offensive co-MVP and Honorable mention All-
Pac 10 as a junior in 2010, throwing for 3,191 yards and 20 touchdowns
• Earned All-Pac 10 Honorable Mention honors as a sophomore in
2008 after finishing the year with 2,486 yards and 19 touchdowns
• Garnered Honorable Mention Pac-10 All-Academic honors in 2009
and 2010
• Redshirted in 2008 after transferring from Michigan State

Brandon Boykin - Cornerback

College Highlights - University of Georgia

• Started in 38 of 53 games at Georgia, recording 159 tackles, 20
tackles for a loss, nine interceptions, 27 passes defensed, and two
forced fumbles
• Set school records in kickoff returns (110), yards (2,663) and
touchdowns (4). His four career kickoff return scores rank tied for
first in the SEC record books. His 24.2 kickoff return average
ranks fourth in school annals
• Averaged 12.9 yards on 14 punt returns, including one score. Also
rushed seven times for 103 yards and one touchdown, and caught
five passes for 71 yards and two scores
• Was named the recipient of the Paul Hornung Award as a senior
in 2011, which is given out annually to college football’s most versatile
player. Also earned All-America honors fromThe NFL Draft
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• A defensive team captain as a senior, earned second-team All-
SEC honors after starting all 14 games at CB and totaling 55 tackles,
including 11 stops for a loss, which led all SEC defensive
backs. Posted three interceptions, forced two fumbles and deflected
nine passes. Gained 1,203 all-purpose yards and was part
of a defense that ranked 5th in the nation in total defense, allowing
just 277.2 yards per game
• Totaled 44 tackles as a junior in 2010 while posting three interceptions,
one sack and one forced fumble. Also returned 34 kickoffs
for 825 yards, including two for scores
• Earned All-America honors as a sophomore returner in 2009 from
The NFL Draft Report after returning 38 kickoffs for 988 yards and
three touchdowns. Also started 12 games at CB and registered 54
tackles and three picks
• Was named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll in 2008

Dennis Kelly - Tackle

College Highlights - Purdue
• Voted a team co-captain as a senior in 2011
• Named the team MVP on offense as a junior in 2010. Started in all
12 games and helped anchor an offensive line that blocked for a
school-record five consecutive games with 200+ rushing yards
• Earned All-Big Ten honorable mention honors and Academic All-
Big Ten accolades as a junior
• Started at left tackle in all 12 games as a sophomore in 2009 and
garnered Academic All-Big Ten honors
• Appeared in five games as a reserve during his freshman campaign
in 2008

Marvin McNutt - Wide Receiver

College Highlights - University of Iowa
• Finished his four-year career at Iowa with a school record 2,861
receiving yards and 28 touchdowns. Also ranks second with 170
career receptions
• As a senior in 2011, racked up 82 receptions for a conference-best
1,315 yards and a school-record 12 touchdowns, earning First-
Team All-Big Ten honors. He was also named the conference’s
receiver of the year
• Led the team with 53 receptions for 861 yards and eight scores
during his junior season in 2010, earning Second Team All-Big
Ten honors
• Switched from quarterback to receiver as a sophomore in 2009,
and made an instant impact with 34 catches for 674 yards and a
team-high eight touchdowns
• Was the team’s third-string quarterback in 2008 after redshirting
in 2007

Brandon Washington- Guard

College Highlights - University of Miami
• Shifted to left tackle as a senior in 2011 and started in all 12 games
• Started in all 13 games at left guard as a junior in 2010. Ranked
second on the team with 56 pancake blocks and 11 lumberjack
blocks
• Played in all 13 games as a sophomore in 2009, mainly on the
place-kicking unit. Also made his first career start at left guard
against USF

Bryce Brown Running Back

College Highlights - Kansas State
• Rushed for 16 yards on three carries in the 2011 opener for Kansas
State
• Sat out the 2010 campaign after transferring from Tennessee
• Rushed for 460 yards on 101 carries as a true freshman at Tennessee
in 2009. Also hauled in 10 passes for 137 yards and one
score
• Reeled off 104 yards on 11 carries in his first ever college game in
the 2009 season opener against Western Kentucky

Follow the New Birds on Twitter

Fletcher Cox: @fcoxx_94

Mychal Kendricks: @MychalKendricks

Vinny Curry: @MrGetFlee99

Nick Foles: @NFoles8

Brandon Boykin: @BrandonBoykin2

Dennis Kelly: @DennisKelly68

Marvin McNutt: @McNutt7wr

Brandon Washington: @B_Wash72

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