Cumbie taken in second round of United Football League Draft

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Clemson, SC—Former Clemson defensive lineman Jamie CumbieJamie Cumbie
Defensive Line
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was selected in the second round, the seventh overall selection by the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football league on Monday evening. Cumbie was the only former Tiger selected among the 52 players who were selected.

The United Football League is a professional football league that helps prepare players for the opportunity to play in the National Football League. It is a five-team league that plays an eight-game schedule between September and November. Omaha will play its games in Rosenblatt Stadium, the former home of the College World Series.

Cumbie played for the Tigers between 2006 and 2009. He was ninth on the Clemson team in tackles in 2009 when he had 53, including 4.5 for loss and 2.5 sacks. He played in 13 games that year, helping the Tigers to the Atlantic Division ACC Championship. His top game came against South Carolina in 2009 when he had a career high nine tackles. He averaged 28 plays per game that year.

Cumbie, a Parade All-American out of high school, played in 36 games over his career with three starts. He finished with 93 tackles, including 52 first hits. He had 29 tackles in 2007, his sophomore year, when he helped the Tigers to a final top 25 season. He played in just one game in 2008 due to injury. He appeared in nine games as a first-year freshman in 2006 and had eight tackles in nine games.

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