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The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms on a four-year deal with their third-round selection in quarterback Nick Foles, the team announced late Monday morning.
Foles was the highest drafted University of Arizona quarterback since 1962 (Eddie Wilson).
The Texas native finished his collegiate career as the Wildcats’ all-time leading passer, in terms of yards (10,011), touchdowns (67), attempts (1,369) and completions (933) en route to earning three consecutive All-Pac 10 honorable mentions from 2009-11.
The 6-5, 243-pound signal-caller shattered Wildcat single-season records in completions (387), attempts (560) and yards (4,334) while adding 28 touchdowns as a senior last year. In 2010 as a junior, he was named the team’s Offensive co-MVP, throwing for 3,191 yards and 20 touchdowns.
Other than Eagles quarterback Michael Vick who is the team’s starter, field generals in Mike Kafka and Trent Edwards will compete with Foles for the backup and t...