Alberta-Born Wide Receiver Ajou Ajou Eligible for 2024 NFL Draft
Ajou Ajou, the Alberta-born wide receiver, has been granted special eligibility for the 2024 NFL Draft. Born in Calgary and raised in Brooks, Alberta, Ajou played part of his high school football career in Edmonton before moving to Florida, where he garnered attention from college scouts.
Having been granted eligibility for the NFL draft, Ajou meets the criteria set by the NFL for underclassmen, having been out of high school for at least three years and having renounced his college football eligibility. He notably played football at various institutions, starting at Clemson University in South Carolina for two seasons, followed by a transfer to the University of South Florida for one year. His college career culminated at Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kansas.
Standing at 6’3” and weighing 210 pounds, Ajou, listed as a redshirt sophomore in 2023, showcased his skills as a wide receiver, accumulating 17 catches, 186 yards, and two touchdowns across seven games.
Additionally, TSN’s Dave Naylor reported that Ajou will also be eligible for the Canadian Football League draft scheduled for this spring, providing him with opportunities in both NFL and CFL drafts.
The NFL Draft for 2024 is set to take place from April 25-27.