The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have signed linebacker Pat Angerer and wide receiver Jeremy Ebert. The terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Angerer, 6-0, 236 pounds, was originally selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round (63rd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. In four seasons with the Colts he played in 54 games with 39 starts while totaling 327 tackles (194 solo), 2.5 sacks, two interceptions, and eight passes defensed. Last season, Angerer played in 11 games with nine starts and posted 63 tackles (37 solo), with one half sack, two passes defensed and one interception.
The Bettendorf, Iowa native was a two-year starter at Iowa who started 24 of 43 career games. He finished his collegiate career with 258 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, six interceptions, two forced fumbles, and eight passes defensed. Angerer was a first-team All-America choice by the Football Writers Association of America and Football News. He also earned second-team honors from The Associated Press and Walter Camp Football Foundation. Angerer attended Bettendorf (Iowa) High School and earned all-state and all-conference honors in his final two seasons.
Ebert, 5-11, 200 pounds, was originally selected by the New England Patriots in the seventh round (235th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He spent time on the Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles practice squad during the 2012 season before being signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on May 22, 2013. Ebert played in five games in 2013 and notched three receptions for 18 yards.
A Hilliard, Ohio native, Ebert played in 49 games with 32 starts, including starts in each of his final 23 games at Northwestern. He recorded 173 career receptions for 2,400 yards and 21 touchdowns. He led the team in receiving his final two seasons including 1,060 yards on 75 catches with 11 touchdowns as a senior. Ebert attended Hilliard Darby High School (Ohio) where he was a standout QB, finishing his career throwing for 3,835 yards and 30 scores while adding 2,692 rushing yards and 26 TDs.