TICATS STRENGTHEN CANADIAN CONTENT
Hamilton, Ontario – The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that the team has added four Canadian players; defensive end Yahia Dalloul, offensive lineman Cody Husband, linebacker Nathan Kanya and receiver Rory Kohlert.
Dalloul, a 6-3, 260-pound native of Palestine, attended training camp with the Ticats 2010 and was among the team’s final cuts. He played five seasons at St. Francis Xavier, making 107.5 defensive tackles, 7.5 quarterback sacks and 18.5 tackles for a loss.
Husband, a 6-7, 307-pound native of New Westminster, B.C, returned to UBC for his fifth and final season of CIS eligibility in 2010 after taking part in training camp with the Ticats.
Kanya, a 6-2, 210-pound native of Congo, joins the Ticats after five seasons at UBC. During his tenure as a Thunderbird, Kanya recorded 120 tackles (97 solo), 16 tackles for a loss, eight quarterback sacks and three fumble recoveries.
Kohlert, a 6-2, 182-pound native of Regina, Saskatchewan, spent five years at Saskatchewan. In 2010, Kohlert caught 37 passes for 461 yards.
“We look forward to seeing Yahia, Cody, Nathan and Rory compete in training camp. Each player will provide solid Canadian depth at their positions,” said General Manager Bob O’Billovich.
About the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a member of the Canadian Football League (CFL) with a rich 142-year history, which includes 15 Grey Cup Championships. For more information log onto www.ticats.ca
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