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Lake Forest’s Tommy Rees Signs with Redskins

The quarterback is an undrafted free agent and will head to the team’s rookie mini-camp.

Lake Forest’s Tommy Rees Signs with Redskins

Lake Forest native and Notre Dame alum Tommy Rees wasn’t drafted by the NFL last week, but he still got a shot with a pro team.

The quarterback signed with the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent, according to Comcast Sportsnet. That earns him a trip to the team’s rookie mini-camp, which could parlay into time training at the full-team mini-camp next month, according to the Lake County News Sun.

Rees is hoping to play pro ball, but knows that coaching might be his future.

Read Patch’s interviews with Rees’ family, friends, coaches and teammates in Lake Forest to learn more about the LFHS alum.

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