WATCH: Space Coast Sports Hall of Famer J.T. Hassell Signs Contract with CFL’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Former Florida Tech Panther played in the nfl from 2018-2020

ABOVE VIDEO: The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced on Tuesday that the club has signed American defensive back J.T. Hassell to the practice roster. Hassell began his college career at South Dakota State before transferring to Florida Tech following his sophomore season. As a redshirt junior, Hassell led his team with 78 tackles and was named second-team all-conference.

(CFL.COM) – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced that the club has signed American defensive back J.T. Hassell to the practice roster.

Hassell began his college career at South Dakota State before transferring to Florida Tech following his sophomore season. As a redshirt junior, Hassell led his team with 78 tackles and was named second-team all-conference.

In his senior year, he made 124 tackles including 9.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, and three forced fumbles on his way to being named the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year.

Prior to joining the Blue Bombers, Hassell spent time in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots and New York Jets from 2018 until 2020.

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