Team Ignition’s 2018 Draft Class

CINCINNATI, May 3, 2018 — Ignition Athletics Performance Group announced today that 5 of its athletes were selected in the 2018 NFL draft and 10 others signed as free agents to NFL teams. This year’s draft was the 11th year that Ignition has been preparing prospects to succeed in professional football.

Ignition’s athletes received personalized attention in the following areas: elite performance training; scientific breakdown of NFL Combine drills; sports nutrition counseling and supplementation; interview skills; video analysis; sports psychology; and mentorship from NFL coaches and players. Dedicated to training the mind, body, and spirit, Ignition prepares athletes to reach their highest potential.

Through Ignition’s 8-week, intense training program, focused on results-driven methodologies, 2018 NFL draft prospects saw dramatic improvements in: 40-yard dash time; vertical jump; body type; agility; and strength. These improvements enabled athletes to maximize exposure and boost draft status.

This Year’s Ignition Draft Class includes:

4th Round Pick

  • Joel “Iggy” Iyiebuniwe – Linebacker – Western Kentucky University, Chicago Bears (#115 pick overall)

5th Round Pick

  • Ja’Whan Bentley – Linebacker – Purdue University, New England Patriots (#143 pick overall)

6th Round Pick

  • Trenton Cannon – Runningback – Virginia State University, New York Jets (#204 pick overall)

7th Round Picks

  • Kendall Donnerson – Offensive Linebacker – Southeast Missouri State University, Greenbay Packers (#248 pick overall)
  • Korey Cunningham – Offensive Lineman – University of Cincinnati, Arizona Cardinals (#254 pick overall)


Signed as Free Agents:

  • Jashon Roberton – University of Tennessee – Dallas Cowboys
  • Ethan Wolf – University of Tennessee – Tennessee Titans
  • Emmanuel Smith – Vanderbilt University – Atlanta Falcons
  • Caleb Scott – Vanderbilt University – Seattle Seahawks
  • Erick Wren – University of Oklahoma – Cleveland Browns
  • Tae Davis – University of Tennessee Chattanooga, New York Giants
  • Jordan Thompson – University of Oklahoma, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Brett Kendrick – University of Tennessee, Detroit Lions
  • Dontez Byrd – Tennessee Tech University, Atlanta Falcons
  • Elijah Wellman – West Virginia University, Washington Redskins
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