The Wichita Wild signed two receivers for the 2009 season — Clinton Solomon and Carlos Cavanaugh.
PARK CITY — The Wichita Wild signed two receivers for the 2009 season — Clinton Solomon and Carlos Cavanaugh.
Solomon spent all of last season on the practice squad for the Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League, which suspended operations for this season. He spent the spring and summer of 2007 with the Tennessee Titans, but was released during training camp. He signed with the St. Louis Rams in 2006, but was released in the final cuts.
Solomon played for Iowa in 2002, 2004 and 2005, where he was fourth in school history in touchdown receptions and seventh in career receiving yaers. He was second-team All-Big 10 as a junior with 58 catches for 905 yards and six touchdowns. He played one season at Iowa Central Community College.
Cavanaugh begins his second season as a professional. He played for Wichita last season, catching 24 passes for 336 yards and 11 touchdowns, 10th in the league. He also averaged 24.9 yards per kick return. He spent the 2007 training camp with the Omaha Beef, but missed the season with a hamstring injury.
Cavanaugh spent two seasons at Kilgore (Texas) Community College and two years at West Texas A&M University.
The two players are brothers.