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Former Alabama defensive star signs NFL reserve/future contract with Super Bowl Champion

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Isaiah Buggs will continue his professional career with a Super Bowl Champion.

He joined the Kansas City Chiefs’ practice squad on Jan. 4, two days after getting released from the Detroit Lions.

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The Louisiana native helped the Chiefs capture a Vince Lombardi Trophy in Sunday’s Super Bowl LVIII matchup against the San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas, Nev. Buggs became the latest University of Alabama alum from the Nick Saban era to earn a Super Bowl ring. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Buggs signed a reserve/future contract to remain with the Chiefs.

The deal was done on Tuesday as Buggs can continue to build in his new NFL home. He was a College Football Playoff National Champion for the Crimson Tide in 2017 and a Southeastern Conference Champion in 2018 before starting his pro career. 

The 6-foot-3, 335-pounder is ready to be a star on the defensive line for Kansas City.

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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