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Gocong Among Rookie Camp Participants

Posted May 9, 2013

Chris Gocong

Forty one players will be participating in this weekend's Rookie Minicamp at the NovaCare Complex. Among those 42 players will be the eight draft picks from April's NFL Draft and a slew of tryout players who do not count against the 90-man roster.

The most interesting name among those tryout players is a familiar player in Philadelphia - former Eagles linebacker Chris Gocong, who is coming off an Achilles injury. Gocong started 35 games for the Eagles over three seasons before joining the Cleveland Browns, where he played under linebackers coach Billy Davis, now the Eagles defensive coordinator.

UPDATE: Veteran linebacker Gerald McRath, who was originally listed as a participant in the Rookie Minicamp, worked out for the team on Thursday. He will not be participating this weekend.

Here's the position breakdown of the 41 players.

Quarterback (2): Matt Barkley, USC; G.J. Kinne, Tulsa

Running Back (3): Miguel Maysonet, Stony Brook; Matthew Tucker, TCU; Montel Harris*, Temple

Tight End (3): Derek Carrier, Beloit; Zach Ertz, Stanford; Will Shaw*, Youngstown State

Wide Receiver (5): B.J. Cunningham, Michigan State; Ifeanyi Momah, Boston College; Will Murphy*, Oregon; Russell Shepard, LSU; Isaiah Voegeli*, Merrimack

Offensive Line (8): Nick Carlson*, Wyoming; Lane Johnson, Oklahoma; Alfred McCullough*, Alabama; Nic Purcell*, Golden West Community College; Kyle Quinn, Arizona; Matt Reynolds, BYU; Matt Tobin, Iowa; Devin Tyler*, Temple

Defensive Line (6): David King, Oklahoma; Joe Kruger, Utah; Isaac Remington, Oregon; Daryell Walker*,  Hampton; Damion Square, Alabama; Bennie Logan, LSU

Linebacker (6): Matt Evans*, New Hampshire; Chris Gocong*, Cal Poly; Marcus Green*, Temple; Jake Knott, Iowa State; John Lyon*, Harvard; Pete Massaro*, Penn State

Cornerback (4): Anthony Boyles*, Idaho State; Cam Chism*, Maryland; Jordan Poyer, Oregon State; Eddie Whitley, Virginia Tech

Safety (3): Earl Wolff, North Carolina State; Kenny Tate*, Maryland; Dontra Peters*, New Hampshire

Punter (1): Brad Wing, LSU

* = Tryout player

Rookie Minicamp Participants
Position Name College Status
QB Matt Barkley USC Draft Pick
CB Anthony Boyles Idaho State Tryout
OL Nick Carlson Wyoming Tryout
TE Derek Carrier Beloit Signed
CB Cam Chism Maryland Tryout
WR B.J. Cunningham Michigan State Signed
TE Zach Ertz Stanford Draft Pick
LB Matt Evans New Hampshire Tryout
LB Chris Gocong Cal-Poly Tryout
LB Marcus Green Temple Tryout
RB Montel Harris Temple Tryout
OL Lane Johnson Oklahoma Draft Pick
DE David King Oklahoma Draft Pick
QB G.J. Kinne Tulsa Signed
LB Jake Knott Iowa State Rookie Free Agent
DE Joe Kruger Utah Draft Pick
DT Bennie Logan LSU Draft Pick
LB John Lyon Harvard Tryout
LB Pete Massaro Penn State Tryout
RB Miguel Maysonet Stony Brook Rookie Free Agent
OL Alfred McCullough Alabama Tryout
WR Ifeanyi Momah Boston College Signed
WR Will Murphy Oregon Tryout
S Dontra Peters New Hampshire Tryout
CB Jordan Poyer Oregon State Draft Pick
OL Nic Pursell Golden West C.C. Tryout
OL Kyle Quinn Arizona Rookie Free Agent
DE Isaac Remington Oregon Rookie Free Agent
OL Matt Reynolds BYU Signed
TE Will Shaw Youngstown State Tryout
WR Russell Shepard LSU Rookie Free Agent
DT Damion Square Alabama Rookie Free Agent
S Kenny Tate Maryland Tryout
OL Matt Tobin Iowa Rookie Free Agent
RB Matthew Tucker TCU Rookie Free Agent
OL Devin Tyler Temple Tryout
WR Isaiah Vogeli Merrimack Tryout
DE Daryell Walker Hampton Tryout
CB Eddie Whitley Virginia Tech Signed
P Brad Wing LSU Rookie Free Agent
S Earl Wolff N.C. State Draft Pick

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