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Lions Add Size on the Perimeter

02/20/2019 3:32 PM

The Columbus Lions organization is pleased to announce they have come to terms with wide receiver Chris Sanders-McCollum. Sanders-McCollum adds size and depth to the Lions wide receiving corp that is considered by many to be the most talented in the NAL.

Chris Sanders-McCollum (6'5, 225 - Tennessee State) comes to the Lions fresh off a stint with the NFL's Tennessee Titans, in which he was released during camp. Sanders-McCollum is a rookie to Arena Football but will look to contribute immediately in the NAL using his unique combination of size and speed. Sanders-McCollum comes to Columbus after a highly productive career at Tennessee State University. During his time with the Tigers, Sanders-McCollum appeared in 41 games and accumulated 1,017 yards on 56 receptions with 8 Touchdowns.

Sanders-McCollum is a native of the Peach State, as he attended Creekside High School in Fairburn, Georgia. Sanders-McCollum was a prep star at Creekside, earning his reputation as a 3-star prospect by ESPN after receiving MVP and captaincy honors in high school.

Stay tuned to see who the Lions will sign to sure up their roster as they prepare for the home opener in The Jungle on April 19th versus the Jacksonville Sharks!