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Defenders CB Elijah Campbell Signs With NY Jets Practice Squad

DC Defenders CB Elijah Campbell has signed with The New York Jets practice squad. He is the second XFL player to sign with the Jets joining K Sergio Castillo.

Campbell is the seventh DC Defender player to sign a pro deal. He joins Hunter Niswander as the only two Defenders on an NFL team.

Campbell finished the five-game shortened XFL season with 6 tackles and this memorable blocked punt resulting in the Defender’s first-ever touchdown.

He was rated as one of the top players in the XFL. Campbell was taken in the 1st Round, 4th overall in the Phase #4 portion of the 2020 XFL Draft by the DC Defenders. He played his college ball at Northern Iowa.

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