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Schepler Signs with Titans

January 3rd, 2014

Jason ScheplerJason Schepler, a 2012 NIU graduate, has signed a two-year contract with the Tennessee Titans and will play in the hybrid tight end/fullback position.

The 23-year-old, a 2008 Sycamore graduate and former NIU tight end, signed the contract December 30 and begins March 1, according to the DeKalb Daily Chronicle.

Before heading to Nashville in the spring, Schepler told the Daily Chronicle, he plans on working out at NIU and is receiving assistance from strength and conditioning coaches.

He originally signed a deal for the same position with the San Francisco 49ers last spring and played during the preseason before being part of the last round of cuts.