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May 13, 2024

Ticats Transactions May 13

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that the football club has signed a pair of players, including American defensive lineman Kobe Jones and national defensive lineman Luke Brubacher.

Jones, 26, most recently suited up in one game over his two seasons with the National Football League’s Carolina Panthers (2022-23). The 6’3, 255-pound native of Starkville, Mississippi, also played one game for the Green Bay Packers (2022) and spent time with the Tennessee Titans (2021), Miami Dolphins (2021) and Atlanta Falcons (2021).

The former Mississippi State defensive lineman suited up in 49 games over his four seasons with the Bulldogs (2017-20), posting 100 total tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss, seven quarterback sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

Brubacher, 23, most recently attended NFL mini-camps with the New York Jets and New Orleans Saints. The 6’5, 246-pound native of Listowel, Ontario, was selected by the Tiger-Cats in the second round, 16th overall in the 2024 CFL Draft after a successful career at Wilfrid Laurier University.

With the Golden Hawks, Brubacher played in a total of 27 games over three seasons (2021-23), posting 61 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss, 12 sacks, four passes defended and one forced fumble. He was an avid boxer and didn’t start playing football until his first season at Laurier (2021).

The football club also announced the following player has been added to the suspended list:

AMER – WR – Devon Williams