CMU Duo Invited to Saints Rookie Minicamp

MT. PLEASANT – A pair of former Central Michigan standouts are getting a shot at the NFL.

Linebacker Nathan Ricketts and wide receiver Austin Stewart have both accepted invitations to attend this weekend’s New Orleans Saints rookie minicamp.

At 6-3, 235 pounds, Ricketts started at linebacker in his final two seasons at CMU, recording 60 solo tackles and 83 totals tackles in 2016. Ricketts ended his career with 147 total tackles including 103 solo and two interceptions.

A member of CMU’s men’s basketball team from 2012-16, Stewart joined the football team in 2016 for his final year of eligibility. At 6-6, 215 pounds, Stewart made six catches for 65 yards last season.