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Eagles Select Oregon WR Josh Huff In Third

Posted May 9, 2014

After trading out of the No. 83 overall pick, the Philadelphia Eagles selected a player whom head coach Chip Kelly is quite familiar with - wide receiver Josh Huff out of Oregon - with the 86th overall pick.

The 5-foot-11, 206-pound Huff set new school records last season for the Ducks with 1,140 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns to go along with 62 receptions. In each of the last two seasons, Huff earned All-Pac 12 honorable mention accolades.

Huff finished his Oregon career with 144 receptions for 2,366 yards with 24 touchdowns in 49 games (36 starts). He also has experience as a rusher and kickoff returner.

Analysis courtesy of NFL.com:

Strengths: Nice size with a lean, tight-skinned body. Very athletic with natural balance and body control. Good speed and a fluid stride. Soft, quick hands to extend and snatch throws off his frame. Makes contested grabs. Can take a hit and hang on. Settles in zone pockets. Creates after the catch - competitive, elusive and strong.

Playmaking ability - averaged 18.4 yards per catch as a senior. Gets after it as a blocker - works to position, fit and sustain. Desirable temperament - determined, tough and confident. Has special teams experience returning and covering kicks. Works hard and wants to be coached.

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