Former Purdue guard Tyler Witt has signed with a CFL team. He’ll be playing for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2022 on their practice roster per a press release from the team.

Witt was at Purdue for 1 season as a graduate student after transferring from Western Kentucky in December of 2020. During his time with the Hilltoppers, he made the PFF College C-USA 2nd team in 2019, and Conference C-USA All-Freshman team in 2017. Witt was a member of the class of 2016 and was ranked as a 3-star OT per the 247Sports Composite.

The team’s Twitter account posted about the news on Thursday.


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The Blue Bombers also signed former Virginia OL Ryan Nelson as well. It looks like Witt is going to get his shot at playing professional football.