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DC Defenders Sign QB Mike DiLiello & WR Monroe Young

DC Defenders Sign QB Mike DiLiello & WR Monroe Young

With the injuries to the DC Defenders offense, the team has brought in some new faces. QB Mike DiLiello and WR Monroe Young have signed with DC, sources tell Pro Football Newsroom.

QB Mike DiLiello

Deondre Francois has been placed on IR after suffering an injury during their loss against Michigan. This has led to the DC Defenders signing Mike DiLiello, who is fresh out of college.

DiLiello was eligible for the NFL Draft this past April, and ended up receiving an invite to the Tennessee Titans rookie mini-camp in early May.

Mike had a lengthy college career, making a few different stops. He began his journey at Florida Tech, seeing some quality minutes during the 2019 season. DiLiello then transferred to Middle Tennessee State for the next two years, but did not see the field often. He was primarily a backup at MTS.

In 2022, Mike DiLiello moved to Austin Peay. This proved to be a great decision, as he started at the school during his final two seasons of action. Mike threw for 5,611 yards and 49 touchdowns, with 21 interceptions. He also showed off his mobility, totaling over 600 rushing yards during that span.

Now, DiLiello will look to kickstart his professional…

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