TICATS ADD JAMALL JOHNSON TO LINEBACKING CORPS
Hamilton, Ontario – The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that the team has signed import linebacker Jamall Johnson.
“Jamall is a seasoned veteran who has demonstrated the ability to be a great player in this league,” said general manager Bob O’Billovich. “His addition will improve our defence, our special teams unit and the overall speed of our team.”
Johnson, a 6-1, 222-pound native of Norco, Louisiana played four seasons (2005-08) with the B.C. Lions before signing with the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers on December 31, 2008. In 42 career games, the Northwestern State product recorded 66 defensive tackles, 56 special teams tackles, seven quarterback sacks and two interceptions.
He captured a Grey Cup championship with the Lions in 2006.
The Ticats also announced that the team has released import linebacker Cameron Siskowic.
About the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a member of the Canadian Football League (CFL) with a rich 140-year history, which includes 15 Grey Cup Championships. For more information log onto www.ticats.ca
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