Husain and Hamza Abdullah took a year off from football for a religious pilgrimage last season, but now one of the former Cougar football players is working his way back in the NFL.
Husain signed with the Kansas City Chiefs earlier this offseason and he is now going though offseason workouts. Randy Covitz of the Kansas City Star wrote a feature on Abdullah, getting some insight into the year away from football as well as his transition back to the league. Abdullah said he hoped to get on a team at the end of last season, but he was forced to wait until this offseason. Hamza continues to wait for his shot back in the league as he remains a free agent.
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KANSAS CITY, MO. — Chiefs free safety Husain Abdullah backpedaled with the receiver, recognized the route, broke on the ball and deflected the pass thrown by rookie Tyler Bray.
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The impressions will have to be strong ones, as he says that he plans on making a decision before his senior season, depending on how many camps he's able to attend, a number that includes the school that have already offered, though the plans to make it out to the West Coast are tentative at this time, but he does think he will make a Washington State camp in the first week of June.
The Cougars were unable to make it two in a row as they lost to Oregon State on Saturday.
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