Former ASU offensive tackle Jylan Ware signs with Oakland Raiders

Updated: May. 26, 2017 at 4:36 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Former Alabama State offensive tackle Jylan Ware officially signed the dotted line to join the Oakland Raiders Friday afternoon.

The Valley native was drafted in the seventh-round as the 231st overall pick and is the first Hornets football player to be drafted since Michael Coe back in 2007.

"I'm very excited that I have signed with the [Oakland] Raiders," said Ware. "A lifetime of work that came down to that moment. It's only the start though. Signing means it's the beginning of the work, not the end."

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