Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Media Relations
SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Sioux Falls Storm are pleased to announce the signings of defensive backs Qumain Black, Eldrick Bright, DeShawn Hathorn, DeeJay Johnson, Branden Leston, Garrett Reece-Scott, DeAndre Scott and Ridge Turner for the 2019 season.
Black (6'0, 195) enters his first season with the Storm. He signed as a undrafted free agent with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) in 2015. Qumain played collegiately at East Central University where he tallied 85.5 tackles, three tackles for loss, one sack, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, six interceptions, two touchdowns and 12 pass break-ups. He was a Don Hansen All-Super Region Three Third-Team selection and was an All-Great American Conference (GAC) First Team selection.
Bright (5'9, 185) returns to the Storm for his second season with the Storm after missing the 2018 season due to injury. Eldrick played collegiately at Western New Mexico University where he garnered 99 tackles (64 solo), 4.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble and seven pass break-ups.