WKU safety Jonathan Dowling inks deal with Raiders

05/22/2014 12:10 PM

Safety Jonathan Dowling, who was taken in the 7th round by the Oakland Raiders, agreed to a four-year contract and is set to make $2.26 million over the life of his contract according to csnbayarea.com

Dowling was ranked one of the top safeties in the country coming out of high school. He started his college career at Florida before transferring to Western Kentucky. Last season he led the NCAA with six forced fumbles. He started all 12 games his senior season and tallied 67 tackles and three interceptions. He also accounted for seven pass breakups and also returned a block field goal for a 70 yard touchdown.

Trey Eckerle

Trey Eckerle joined cn|2 in June 2013. A graduate of WKU, Trey grew up in Louisville and enjoys having a front row seat as Director to Kentucky sports and politics. He can be reached at 502-792-1106 or trey.eckerle@charter.com

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