WWE News: Former college football player passes on NFL offer for WWE developmental

Posted in: WWE News
Aug 23, 2013 - 12:14 PM

Former Temple University football player Morkeith Brown declined an invitation to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp in favor of signing a WWE developmental contract, according to Brown spent time last year at Bucs camp and eventually played in the Arena Football League for the Philadelphia Soul. Read more at

Powell's POV: Brown, 28, is 6-5, 225 pound Army veteran who spent 14 months in Afghanistan. WWE has been vocal about the idea of recruiting talent from mainstream sports and I expect to see more signees who don't make the cut with NFL teams over the next couple of weeks.

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