The grandson of Bob Marley, Nico Marley, has signed for the National Football League. Nico will be joining the Washington Redskins after impressing during the annual rookie minicamp tryouts.

The 22-year-old linebacker signed as an undrafted agent from Tulane University on Tuesday.

During his collegiate career, 5ft 8in Marley made 319 tackles.

Nico’s father Rohan played at the college level in Miami; notably for the same team as Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.

Here are some of the career highlights of Nico Marley

Congratulations Nico

Blessed to officially be apart of the @redskins organization!

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