It’s no secret that Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly likes his former Oregon Ducks. From 2007-2012 Kelly had a great run with Oregon, first as an offensive coordinator and then leading the Ducks to four straight BCS games as head coach. Now he’s revitalized the Eagles franchise and he wants to bring some of his old partners in crime along with him.
Toward that end the...
The Philadelphia Eagles took Oregon DE Taylor Hart with their first of two picks in the fifth round of the NFL Draft. Here are five things you need to know about the Eagles’ newest defender.
1. He’s really underrated — many scouts have tabbed him as a player who could surprise a lot of people out of this class.
2. Chip Kelly wanted to grab Hart in the third round, but Howie...
With the No. 141 overall pick — and first in the fifth round of the NFL Draft — the Philadelphia Eagles selected Oregon DE Taylor Hart. Hart is the second Duck that the Eagles have drafted this year, and will provide depth at defensive end
Here’s how Twitter reacted to the selection:
Taylor Hart, welcome to the Eagles!
— Bolton Cryant (@colt_4five) May 10, 2014
I hope Trent...
Another Eagles pick goes to an Oregon product. The Eagles used their first fifth-round pick to select another face familiar to Chip Kelly.
Taylor Hart, a 6'6", 292-pound defensive lineman, was selected by the Eagles to add to the line and contribute to the pass rush.
Don't know anything about the newest Eagle? Here's a scouting report on Hart.
Hart went right where...
With the 141st overall selection, the Eagles drafted Oregon defensive end Taylor Hart in the fourth round.
Hart is a big boy who measured in at 6-6 and 281 pounds at the NFL Combine. At Oregon, he was a second-team All-Pac-12 pick in 2013 and an honorable mention in both 2012 and 2011.
Again, the Eagles made a defensive selection on a player who has a lot of versatility. Hart lined...
Chip Kelly loves his Oregon players. Another one will be joining the Eagles.
With the 141st overall pick in the Draft, the Eagles selected defensive lineman Taylor Hart from Oregon.
Hart is 6'6" and 292 pounds and another Kelly recruit to Oregon. In his senior season, Hart had 75 tackles, including 43 solo tackles. He also had 3.5 sacks in his senior season.
In his four...
SAN ANTONIO -- Taylor Hart talks about his reaction to the news that defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti is retiring following the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 30, 2013. Hart also talks about the effect of Oregon's two losses could have on the upcoming game against Texas.
SEATTLE -- Oregon's defensive tackle Taylor Hart was a key member of the Duck defense that held Washington scoreless in the fourth quarter to ensure No. 2 Oregon's 45-24 win over No. 16 Washington at Husky Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. Hart recorded a sack in the game.
EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon's senior defensive lineman Taylor Hart talks about the defense's role in the Duck's 59-14 win over Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at Autzen Stadium.
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ., -- Oregon senior defensive lineman Taylor Hart responds to questions regarding Oregon's after practice activities as the Ducks prepare for Kansas State in the 2013 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.