Former Dukes in the NFL: Eldridge earns invite, Davis signs with Chiefs

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HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Former James Madison wide receiver David Eldridge has earned a rookie camp invite from the Cincinnati Bengals while fellow former JMU WR Rashard Davis has signed a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Eldrige joined the Dukes prior to the 2017 season after transferring to JMU from UVA. He hauled in 64 passes for 847 yards and four touchdowns over his two seasons in Harrisonburg.

Davis was a four-year letter winner from 2013-16, playing in 50 games for the Dukes. He finished his career with 114 receptions for 1,549 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also had four punt returns for a touchdown, all in 2016 to lead the country, and threw one touchdown pass on his only collegiate pass attempt.

As a senior, he was a First Team All-American by STATS, the Walter Camp Foundation and HERO Sports while earning Second Team All-America honors from the Associated Press. Davis was a First Team All-CAA punt returner and was voted 2016 Colonial Athletic Association Special Teams Player of the Year.

Prior to the Chiefs, Davis had spent time with the Philadelphia Eagles and Oakland Raiders, winning Super Bowl LII with the Eagles during his rookie season.