According to an official statement from the team, the Eagles have released undrafted rookie wide receiver Hunter Sharp.
Roster Move: #Eagles waive WR Hunter Sharp with an injury settlement.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) August 24, 2016
Sharp had a strong Training camp but has struggled recently with a hamstring injury, forcing him to miss both preseason games thus far.
The 6’0, 200 pound Palmdale, California native made 22 starts during his career with Utah State and ranked ninth in school history for both catches (137) and career touchdowns (16). He also set a school Bowl record with 11 receptions against Akron for 89 yards in the Idaho Potato Bowl.
During 2015 he ranked first in the conference and ninth in the country when it came to touchdowns..averaging 0.8 per game while ranking eighth in the Mountain West conference in all-purpose yards, averaging 106.5 per game. His senior season was no fluke, as a Junior Sharp his team in receiving yards with 835, Sharp had four straight games of receiving for 100 yards or more.
The Eagles roster is now down to 83 once again.