Former Tiger inks with new professional team

Former Tiger inks with new professional team

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Former Tiger inks with new professional team

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A former Clemson football player has inked with a new professional team.

Former Tiger wide receiver Diondre Overton is taking his talents to the European League of Football and has signed with the Vienna Vikings, the franchise announced.

Overton signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the Canadian Football League this past summer but was released by the team shortly after.

Overton, 23, played 51 games over four seasons at Clemson from 2016-20, winning national championships with the Tigers in 2016 and 2018.

During his college career, the 6-4, 210-pound native of Greensboro, North Carolina recorded 52 receptions for 777 receiving yards and seven touchdowns.

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