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Lakeridge, LOHS alumni sign NFL contracts

Myke Tavarres and Tyson Coleman have both initialed pro contracts as undrafted free agents


TAVARRESCOLEMANTwo former Lake Oswego student-athletes have graduated to the NFL.

Lakeridge High grad Myke Tavarres, a 6-2, 220-pound linebacker who played last year for the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent following last week's National Football League draft. Tavarres totaled 110 tackles with 8.5 sacks in his senior season.

Former Oregon Duck and Lake Oswego High standout Tyson Coleman also signed an undrafted-free-agent deal following his senior campaign. Coleman, a 6-1, 223-pound linebacker who had 63 tackles and 4.5 sacks in his redshirt senior season in Eugene, will try to make the cut with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Both players will join their respective teams for voluntary offseason workouts later this month.

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