OT Michael Bamiro. Image via PhiladelphiaEagles.com
Just when you were lulled into the last few days of pre-camp quiet, the Philadelphia Eagles decided to make a move. On Wednesday, the team announced that they had signed rookie free agent T Michael Bamiro.
Bamiro was a 2012 first-team All-Big South selection out of Stony Brook. He made 33 consecutive starts at right tackle for the Seawolves and blocked for two 1,000-yard rushers in each of his three seasons (six total) with the team. He appeared in 11 games (making 10 starts) as a redshirt freshman and earned the program’s offensive rookie of the year award.
According to Rob Rang of CBS Sports (via Birds 24/7), the 6-8, 335 lb. Bomiro 15-20 NFL teams (including the Giants and Redskins) attended the Stony Brook player’s workout last week, and he caused quite a stir. Per Rang,
Bamiro did not participate in any timed events but did impress with his athleticism and balance during positional drills. Scouts were also excited by Bamiro’s ...