The Washington Redskins have sealed Nico Marley, grandson of mythological Jamaican musician Bob Marley.
The 5-foot-8 linebacker out of Tulane was during a Redskins’ rookie minicamp over a weekend on a tryout. They combined him to a register Tuesday.
Marley was a four-year starter in college, apropos Tulane’s all-time personality in tackles for detriment with 50 1/2. He had 319 tackles, 6 1/2 sacks and 4 interceptions in 49 games.
Nico’s father, Rohan, played during Miami alongside Warren Sapp and Ray Lewis in a early 1990s and led a group in tackles in 1993 before personification in a Canadian Football League.
Marley was one of 3 players Washington sealed after rookie minicamp along with parsimonious finish Manasseh Garner and cornerback Tevin Homer.