Assessing the Eagles' undrafted rookies entering the 1st preseason game

Assessing the Eagles' undrafted rookies entering the 1st preseason game

Published August 12, 2022
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The former Duke cornerback didn’t record an interception during his college career, but he is a tough, press-man cornerback with excellent speed and short-area quickness, and he’ll need to make a strong impression.

One of the prizes of this group out of Middle Tennessee State, Blankenship logged 110 tackles to go with a career-best 10.0 TFLs, nine pass breakups, and three fumble recoveries during his final season.

A high school quarterback who transitioned to a receiver at Utah, Covey is a 25-year-old return specialist who set the school record for career punt return yards (1,092) and ranks in the top three in program history in career punt returns (92), receptions (184), and all-purpose yards (4,241).

A massive offensive lineman, Dunkles started 30 games for San Diego State and didn’t allow a single sack throughout his career, earning Second-Team All-American and First-Team All-Mountain West honors in 2021.