Jets make three moves

The New York Jets announced today they have signed defensive tackle Alan Harper to the active roster and wide receiver Carl Kearney and defensive tackle Tim McGill to the practice squad.<p>

Alan Harper (6-1, 285 pounds) was selected by the Jets in the fourth round (121st overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft. Harper played primarily on the Jets' scout team during the 2002 and 2003 seasons and was allocated to NFL Europe in 2004. He posted 36 tackles and three sacks as a defensive tackle for the Scottish Claymores. Harper saw action in all four Jets' 2004 preseason games and recorded nine tackles and a half sack.

Carl Kearney (6-1, 213 pounds) signed with the Jets as a rookie free agent from NCAA Division I-AA Georgia Southern. Kearney completed his collegiate career with 22 receptions for 457 yards (20.8 avg.) and two touchdowns and added 196 yards on 12 KOR, along with 37 special teams tackles. Kearney saw action in two preseason games for the Jets and recorded one special teams tackle at Indianapolis.

Tim McGill (6-2, 330 pounds) comes to the Jets from the New York Dragons of the Arena Football League. In 2004, McGill started 13-of-16 games and posted 11 tackles, one forced fumble, two passes defensed and one sack. In his 27-game career, McGill has totaled 24 tackles, one forced fumble, two passes defensed and three sacks.


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