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Utah WR Britain Covey Signs UDFA Deal With Philadelphia Eagles

Apr 30, 2022, 5:32 PM | Updated: 5:59 pm
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Britain Covey #18 of the Utah Utes returns a punt as he is chased by Iman Marshall #8 of the USC Trojans during the first quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Utah Utes wide receiver Britain Covey announced that he is signing an undrafted free agent deal with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Covey signed with Philadelphia following the NFL Draft on Saturday, April 30.

The former Utah wideout joined an Eagles team that posted a 9-8 record and made the postseason in 2021.

“There’s something special going on in Philly,” Covey tweeted.

About Britain Covey

After a standout high school career at Timpview High School in Provo, Covey played at the University of Utah from 2015-21.

During his Utah career, Covey had 132 receptions for 1,497 yards and eight touchdowns. On the ground, he added 35 carries for 201 yards.

Covey returned the ball on punt return and kick return a total of 84 times for 1,143 yards and two touchdowns.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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