Chris Gocong among invitees to Eagles' rookie camp

Chris Gocong among invitees to Eagles' rookie camp
May 9, 2013, 2:45 pm
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The Eagles on Thursday released their rookie camp roster with a surprising, non-rookie name on it: Chris Gocong.

Drafted in the third round out of Cal Poly in 2006, Gocong spent three seasons with the Eagles before being traded, along with Sheldon Brown, to the Cleveland Browns in 2010.

Gocong registered more than 70 tackles in each of the next two seasons, but missed the entire 2012 campaign with an Achilles injury.

In addition to Gocong, 41 others players on are on the roster including the Eagles' eight 2013 draft picks; nine rookie free agents; and a host of tryout players, none of whom counts against the team's 90-man roster.

Included in the list of tryouts are former Temple Owls Montel Harris (RB), Marcus Green (LB) and Devin Tyler (OL).

In addition, Zach Ertz, Earl Wolff, Joe Kruger, Jordan Poyer and David King -- all draft picks -- were signed on Thursday.

Camp begins at the NovaCare Complex on Friday. The full list of participants appears below:

Matt Barkley, QB, USC
Anthony Boyles, CB, Idaho State (tryout)
Nick Carlson, OL, Wyoming (tryout)
Derek Carrier, TE, Beloit
Cam Chism, CB, Maryland (tryout)
BJ Cunningham, WR, Michigan State
Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford
Matt Evans, LB, New Hampshire (tryout)
Chris Gocong, LB, Cal Poly (tryout)
Marcus Green, LB, Temple (tryout)
Montel Harris, RB, Temple (tryout)
Lane Johnson, OL, Oklahoma
David King, DE, Oklahoma
GJ Kinne, QB, Tulsa
Jake Knott, LB, Iowa State
Joe Kruger, DE, Utah
Bennie Logan, DT, LSU
John Lyon, LB, Harvard (tryout)
Pete Massaro, LB, Penn State (tryout)
Miguel Maysonet, RB, Stony Brook
Alfred McCullough, OL, Alabama (tryout)
Gerald McRath, LB, Southern Mississippi (tryout)
Ifeanyi Momah, WR, Boston College
Will Murphy, WR, Oregon (tryout)
Dontra Peters, S, New Hampshire (tryout)
Jordan Poyer, CB, Oregon State
Nic Purcell, OL, Golden West Community College (tryout)
Kyle Quinn, OL, Arizona
Isaac Remington, DE, Oregon
Matt Reynolds, OL, BYU
Will Shaw, TE, Youngstown State (tryout)
Russell Shepard, WR, LSU
Damion Square, DT, Alabama
Kenny Tate, S, Maryland (tryout)
Matt Tobin, OL, Iowa
Matthew Tucker, RB, TCU
Devin Tyler, OL, Temple (tryout)
Isaiah Voegeli, WR, Merrimack (tryout)
Daryell Walker, DE, Hampton (tryout)
Eddie Whitley, CB, Virginia Tech
Brad Wing, P, LSU
Earl Wolff, S, NC State

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