26-year-old Adam Coon changes sports.

The wrestler, who took silver at the 2018 World Cup in Budapest, has signed for the NFL club Tennessee Titans.

The American will play in the Titans' offensive line, Coon is 195 centimeters tall and weighs 136 kilos.

He was part of the US Olympic squad, as recently as May he qualified for the Olympics in Tokyo but failed to pinch a place for the Olympic Games.

Coon has previous American football experience.

In high school in Fowlerville, Michigan, he was a linebacker and in 2012 he was named the best in his position in the state.

But at university he did not play at all.

Two Super Bowl wins

The season premiere in the NFL is on the twelfth of September, the Tennessee Titans start at home against the Arizona Cardinals.

Coon's new club has won the Super Bowl twice (1960, 1961).

Last winter, the Titans reached the quarterfinals, in the 2019/2020 season, the team reached the semifinals against the future champion team Kansas City Chiefs.

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