(WPRI) – Brown quarterback EJ Perry has signed as a free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to his agent.
Perry went undrafted, but soon after it was announced that he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles. While Perry and the Eagles were reportedly close to a deal, the Massachusetts native decided on Jacksonville.
Perry impressed NFL scouts with his MVP performance at the Shrine Bowl. He also finished near the top for all quarterbacks in every category at the Scouting Combine.
In his last season at Brown, Perry threw for nearly 3,500 yards and 30 touchdowns, earning him Ivy League Offensive Player of the Year honors.