Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 4/28/12
Nick Foles became the first Arizona quarterback drafted in 50 years Friday when the Philadelphia Eagles selected him in the third round of the NFL draft with the 88th pick. The 6-foot-5, 243-pound Foles could compete with Mike Kafka and veteran Trent Edwards for the backup job behind Michael Vick. Foles is a strong-armed pocket passer who threw for 4,334 yards as a senior. He played at Michigan State as a freshman before transferring to Arizona. He finished his career with 10,068 yards passing, 67 touchdowns and 33 interceptions. He attended Westlake High in Austin, Texas, where he broke several of Drew Brees' passing records. "You're getting a big man but also a big athlete -- not necessarily a runner, but he has good feet and good presence," Reid said. "I like the way he throws the football, and he's also a smart guy, which helps."
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