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3downNat: Former first-round CFL draft pick J Kongbo signs in TSL

Posted: Sun May 30, 2021 10:36 pm
by 4th&long
The TSL is starting to get more attention of players. ... ng-league/

>> Canadian defensive end Jonathan Kongbo has signed with The Spring League.

The 25-year-old was selected No. 5 overall in the 2019 CFL Draft by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers following a standout career at the University of Tennessee. Once thought to be a surefire NFL Draft pick, Kongbo suffered a torn ACL that lowered his stock south of the border as he worked back to full health.

Kongbo joined the Blue Bombers in May 2019 and continued to rehabilitate his knee injury for the first third of the season. He eventually made his professional debut on August 1 against the Toronto Argonauts. <<