Flyers defensive back Christian Searles battles one-on-one against a Jacksonville receiver in Saturday’s win over Jacksonville. Photo: Mike Hartsock/staff WHIO TV
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Photo: WHIO TV

Dayton cornerback earns invitation to Redskins rookie minicamp

Christian Searles was MVP for Flyers as senior last fall

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Searles, a senior from Chicago, is the third Dayton cornerback in the last five years to get a chance with a NFL team. Kyle Sebetic attended training camp with the New York Giants in 2014. Cameron Stubbs signed as an undrafted free agent with the San Francisco 49ers in 2017.

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Searles was Dayton’s MVP as a senior last fall. He’s the only player in Pioneer Football League history to win five all-conference honors. He was honored as a cornerback in his last three seasons and as a kick returner in 2015 and 2017.