Meet Bob Marley's Thirst-Trapping, NFL Playing Grandson Nico

The linebacker impressed Washington coaches enough to ink a contract.

Call it his own "Redemption Song."

Nico Marley, the grandson of reggae legend Bob Marley, inked an NFL contract with Washington yesterday after being an undrafted free agent out of Tulane University in New Orleans.

Despite his royal lineage, Nico getting his NFL shot is a real underdog story, especially considering that he's an undersized linebacker at 5-foot-8. The 22-year-old is a hard hitter, however, and one that Washington sorely needs.

That and he sets quite the thirst trap on his Instagram account. Meet Nico Marley.

  • Nico Was So Proud To Sign His NFL Contract

    Go ahead and live your dreams, young man!

  • He Even Penned This Letter To Washington Fans

    #HTTR on deck.

  • Nico Is Currently Featured on

    "#WeForeverWorking" ... we love that.

  • His Dad, Rohan Marley, Is Also His Best Friend, Mentor And Coach

    Unbreakable father-son bond right here.

  • And Nico Has Been Known To Set Quite The Thirst Trap With IG Shots Like These

    A lot of "handsome" comments from the ladies ... and we're not mad at all.

  • He Genuinely Appreciated His Time At Tulane

    We're sure Tulane appreciated him right back.

  • Nico and his model sister, selah, are each other's biggest fans


  • And Nico is highly influenced by his grandfather, regularly posting about him

    Nico is a good kid. We're cheering for him to have a long, productive and healthy NFL career. One Love!

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