WWE signs arena league football player to developmental deal
Morkeith Brown, 28, who played this past season with the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League has signed a developmental contract. Brown, a 6-foot-5, 255-pound graduate from Temple University in 2011 and was invited to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers camp this year, but instead took the WWE offer.
Before attending college, he had served in combat in Afghanistan. At Temple, he was team captain as a senior and was a third team Mid American Conference defensive end. He had started as a junior as a tight end.