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Niagara Falls native Qadree Ollison drafted by Falcons

Posted: 2:36 PM, Apr 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-27 15:02:14-04
Niagara Falls native Qadree Ollison drafted by Falcons

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Niagara Falls native Qadree Ollison is heading to the Atlanta Falcons.

On Saturday, the former standout from Canisius High School and the University of Pittsburgh was selected by the Falcons in the fifth round of the NFL Draft with the 152nd pick.

During his four years with Pitt, Ollison rushed for 2,859 yards and scored 29 touchdowns. Ollison added 50 receptions for 375 yards and three touchdowns while in college.

While with Canisius, Ollison led the Crusaders to consecutive Monsignor Martin championships.