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James Madison defensive lineman John Daka (7) looks to the sidelinesduring the first half of a quarterfinal game against Northern Iowa in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs in Harrisonburg, Va., Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.

John Daka won’t even have to trade colors.

Shortly after the NFL Draft on Saturday, the former James Madison defensive end told the Daily News-Record he signed an undrafted free agent contract with the Baltimore Ravens.

This past fall Daka led the FCS in sacks (16.5) and tackles for loss (28) while earning second-team All-American honors from the Associated Press.

Daka, an Upper Marlboro, Md., native finished fourth in Dukes history with 27.5 sacks for his career.

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