Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Quick Hit: Wendell Smallwood signs contract with Philadelphia

Wendell Smallwood (4) carries the ball against Texas Tech on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Milan Puskar Stadium. (Photo Credit: Kelsie VanderWijst, BGS)

Wendell Smallwood (4) carries the ball against Texas Tech on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Milan Puskar Stadium.
(Photo Credit: Kelsie VanderWijst, BGS)

PHILADELPHIA–Less than a week after being drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles, former West Virginia University running back Wendell Smallwood inked his contract with the team.

Philadelphia drafted Smallwood during the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday afternoon.

The 2015 Big 12 leading rusher and four other draft picks signed with the Eagles on Wednesday afternoon. Each contract is for four years.

According to overthgcap.com, Smallwood is projected to make as follows:

 Player 2016 2017 2018 2019
 Wendell Smallwood $511,145 $601,145 $691,145 $781,145

 

Philadelphia has a rookie camp scheduled for May 13 to 15.

 

Cover Photo Courtesy of Kelsie VanderWijst, BGS.

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