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Toni Pole headed to Bengals rookie camp

Pole will get a tryout with Cincinnati.

WSU Athletic Communications

Xavier Cooper, Vince Mayle and Connor Halliday aren't the only WSU players getting a shot in the NFL. Defensive tackle Toni Pole will attend rookie minicamp with the Cincinnati Bengals, according to an Instagram post from WSU football.

NFL teams hold a rookie minicamp following the draft and routinely bring in several players on a tryout basis in addition to the undrafted free agent signings and draft picks. Those that show well can land a contract as an UDFA and possibly a spot on the training camp roster. Cincinnati appears to be a solid opportunity for Pole. The Bengals have solid starters on the interior of the line, but aren't especially deep. They drafted a defensive lineman in the fourth round and signed two others as UDFA, but overall Pole should get a decent shot to work his way onto the roster, at least for training camp.

While there are other contenders for the roster spots, none of them intercepted a pass in the Apple Cup like Pole.

Pole INT



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