The Los Angeles Chargers selected former Boston College offensive lineman Zion Johnson with the 17th overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft on Thursday.
The Miami Dolphins selected Boston College football tight end Hunter Long in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft on Friday night.
Sweeney, the first BC tight end to be drafted since the 2004 NFL Draft, was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the 228th overall pick in the seventh round.
Chris Lindstrom is projected to be the first BC prospect selected in the opening round of the NFL Draft since Luke Kuechly—he would also be the Eagles’ 10th first rounder since 2000.
BC sent a school record seven prospects to Indianapolis—over the course of the four-day pre-draft workout period, some Eagles surprised, while others underwhelmed.
Linebacker Matt Milano and John Johnson, who could play either defensive back or safety, were both selected in the 2017 NFL Draft this weekend.
The Eagles’ safety, whose breakout senior season helped catapult him onto many teams’ draft boards, will join the defending Super Bowl champions.
Guard Ian Silberman, center Andy Gallik, and defensive end Brian Mihalik were all drafted by teams on the third day of the NFL Draft. Quarterback Tyler Murphy, linebacker Josh Keyes, guard Bobby Vardaro, and defensive back Manuel Asprilla will also earn training camp tryouts as undrafted free agents.