Linebacker Micah Awe will get a chance to chase his NFL dream.
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The BC Lions Football Club has released Micah Awe from his contract in order to allow him to pursue a playing opportunity in the National Football League. pic.twitter.com/4IyiixAU4G
— BC LIONS (@BCLions) January 31, 2018
Awe would’ve been entering the final year of his contract with B.C. in 2018. The 24-year-old played in 18 games making 54 tackles, 16 special teams tackles and one forced fumble last year.
— Farhan Lalji (@FarhanLaljiTSN) January 31, 2018
Awe went unselected in the 2016 NFL draft coming out of Texas Tech University and he spent some time on the Tampa Bay Bucs practice roster that season.