Once upon a time, former University of Miami quarterback Jacory Harris was a budding star. He cooled off considerably, and his name wasn’t called during the 2012 draft.
But he now has a job at the NFL level, a week after participating in the Dolphins’ rookie minicamp.
The Eagles have signed Harris, adding him to a depth chart that includes Mike Vick, Mike Kafka, Trent Edwards, and rookie third-rounder Nick Foles.
That gives the Eagles five quarterbacks, a trend that more teams may be adopting with the offseason rosters now at 90.
Harris is a long shot to make it to the final 53-man roster. But as least he has a shot — and along the way he may learn something from quarterback guru Andy Reid that helps Harris stick somewhere else.