American Football Bob Marley's grandson signs for Washington Redskins

Nico Marley, a linebacker out of Tulane, has signed a deal with the Skins after impressing during rookie minicamp and was added to the NFC East franchise's roster on Tuesday.

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play Nico Marley has become the latest member of the Washington Redskins after signing a deal
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The grandson of legendary musician Bob Marley is up and running in the NFL after being signed by the Washington Redskins.

Nico Marley, a linebacker out of Tulane, has signed a deal with the Skins after impressing during rookie minicamp and was added to the NFC East franchise's roster on Tuesday.

The undrafted linebacker was a four-year starter in college, becoming Tulane's all-time leader in tackles for loss with 50. He had 319 tackles, six sacks and four interceptions in 49 games.

play The linebacker, out of Tulane, is the grandson of legendary reggae musician Bob Marley

 

Nico's father, Rohan, played at Miami alongside Warren Sapp and Ray Lewis in the early 1990s and led the team in tackles in 1993 before playing in the Canadian Football League with the with the Ottawa Rough Riders.

Marley was one of three players Washington signed after rookie minicamp along with tight end Manasseh Garner and cornerback Tevin Homer.

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