The Eagles on Tuesday announced that first-round pick Nolan Smith signed his rookie contract, leaving just one member of their draft class unsigned.
Smith, a 6-foot-3, 240-pound edge defender, was the second of two Eagles first-round picks, at 30th overall. He and defensive tackle Jalen Carter, drafted by the Eagles at ninth overall, both played at Georgia.
GETTY IMAGES: Nolan Smith signed his rookie deal, leaving his just his college teammate, Kelee Ringo, as the Eagles’ only unsigned draft pick.
Smith joined Carter, third-rounders Tyler Steen (offensive lineman) and Sydney Brown (safety), sixth-round quarterback Tanner McKee and seventh-round defensive tackle Moro Ojomo as 2023 draft picks who’ve already inked their deals.
Geoff Mosher is an award-winning journalist with more than 20 years experience covering the Eagles, the NFL and other college and pro sports across several different multimedia platforms. He is co-host of the acclaimed Inside the Birds podcast, the leading podcast for intel on the Philadelphia Eagles, and co-host on 97.3 ESPN's drive-time show. He has also hosted on Philadelphia's sports-talk station, 94.1 WIP and 97.5 The Fanatic. Geoff was the lead Eagles Insider from 2012-2015 for NBC Sports Philadelphia, where he wrote for the website and appeared daily on the station's TV shows, including Quick Slants, Philly Sports Talk, Eagles Pregame/Postgame Live and Eagles Extra. Prior to joining NBC Sports, Geoff worked the Eagles beat from 2005-2012 for the Wilmington News Journal, where he broke several major news stories and also won an Associated Press Sports Editors award under the category of Breaking News for his coverage of the sudden death of Phillies play by play broadcaster Harry Kalas. Geoff has appeared on ESPN's SportsCenter, NFL Network, NBC Sports Network, FOX29, 6ABC and has conducted interviews for Sirius/XM NFL radio and countless other radio stations across the country.
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