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Bob Marley’s Grandson Nico Signs For NFL Team Washington Redskins

The grandson of the late music icon Bob Marley, Nico Marley, is set to be playing professional football (American football) when the new season starts.

The Washington Redskins has signed Nico to a new contract after he took part in a tryout during the club’s annual rookie minicamp.

Marley, 22, has been signed by the club as an undrafted free agent.

Marley stands at 5ft 8in Marley and made 319 tackles during his collegiate career at the University of Tulane, according to the BBC.

Nico is the son of Rohan Marley and grandson of the legendary Bob. His father played football during his time at the University of Miami, where he was teamates with future WWE and Hollywood star, Dwayne Johnson.