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So’oto Keeps Linebacker Play In Family

Posted by Andrew Walker on December 19, 2012 – 11:46 am

(AP photos)

(AP photos)

The Washington Redskins today announced the signing of linebacker Vic So’oto to their active roster from the Green Bay Packers’ practice squad.

So’oto, 25, who will wear No. 58 with the Redskins, was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as a college free agent out of Brigham Young on July 28, 2011. He was inactive for Weeks 1-3 with Green Bay before making his NFL debut in Week 4 and appeared in seven games for the Packers in 2011, totaling seven tackles (five solo), one sack and adding three tackles on special teams.

But he’s not the first member of his family to make it to the NFL, let alone at the linebacker position.

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