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Report: Askew-Henry Back in the NFL After Playing in XFL

Cody Nespor

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Former Mountaineer safety Dravon Askew-Henry has made his way back into the NFL, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Askew-Henry played for the New York Guardians in the XFL this season and will reportedly sign a two-year deal with the New York Giants, according to Rapoport.

Askew-Henry played at WVU from 2014-2018, setting the career mark for most games started (52). He sustained a season-ending injury prior to the start of his would-be junior year in 2016, put started every other game of his four-year career. He totaled 162 career solo tackles, with 53 assists and six interceptions.

Askew-Henry went undrafted in 2018, signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent. The Steelers cut him at the end of training camp.

In the XFL this season, Askew-Henry had total 11 tackles and defended six passes.

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Cody is currently a second-year graduate student at West Virginia University studying journalism. His graduate research focuses on the effects newspaper closures have on local communities. He graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2018 with a degree in digital media production. He was born and raised in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

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