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Former UMaine football player signed to Washington Redskins

Drew Belcher is changing his uniform from the UMaine navy blue to the Washington Redskins' maroon.
Credit: Portland Press Herald
ORONO, ME - AUGUST 30: Drew Belcher celebrates a first down against New Hampshire Thursday, August 30, 2018. (Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer)

Big news Black Bear fans!

A former University of Maine football player is heading to the Washington Redskins.

Tight end Drew Belcher was signed to the practice squad Tuesday.
Before that he was with the Arizona Cardinals, but just for the off season.

Belcher was both a tight end and a quarterback at UMaine.  

He played for the Black Bears during the 2018 season.