Former Falcon flies aboard good ship Argo
Mississauga - The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is pleased to announce that former Texas A&M standout and Atlanta Falcon Ronald Flemons has inked a contract with the team.
Flemons has spent the last five seasons in the National Football League primarily with the Atlanta Falcons, with stops in both Miami and Seattle. The 265-pound defensive end spent four years as a member of the Texas A&M Aggies before being drafted by the Falcons in 2001.
6'6", 265 lbs.
Born: Oct 20, 1979
San Antonio, TX
1st Year Argo / 1st Year CFL
Acquired: Signed as a free agent with Toronto on January 6, 2006.
2005: Traded to Seattle Seahawks (NFL) from Miami for Kris Richard...Did not see any action with Seattle before being waived on August 29 and later released.
2004: Signed as a free agent with the Miami Dolphins (NFL) on January 27...Waived by Dolphins on September 5 before being added to the 53-man roster on October 16...Played in one game with Miami versus Arizona and recorded a tackle in a reserve role before spending the remainder of the season on the practice roster.
2003: Attended training camp with the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) before being waived on August 30.
2002: Signed as a free agent with the New Orleans Saints (NFL) on November 15...Placed on the Saints' practice roster for two games before re-joining the Atlanta Falcons on November 21...Played in four games with the Falcons, recording two tackles, one ST tackle and a half sack.
2001: Drafted in the seventh round (226th overall) by Atlanta in the 2001 NFL Draft...Dressed for one game for Atlanta versus Buffalo.
College: 2000 Had his most productive year as an Aggie playing in 11 games and recording 38 total tackles, two sacks, one pass knockdown and seven QB hits... 1999 Played in 11 games and recorded 12 total tackles, three for a loss... 1998 Played in all 12 games for Texas A&M, recording 54 total tackles, one sack and three tackles for a loss... 1997 Attended Texas A&M where he was a defensive end for the Aggies and went on to be a four-year letterman...Played in all 12 games with Texas A&M, finishing with 10 total tackles and one fumble recovery.
Personal: Attended Marshall High School in his hometown of San Antonio.
The Toronto Argonauts are North America's oldest professional football club, having celebrated their 130th anniversary in 2003. The Toronto Argonauts have 15 Grey Cup championships to their credit. For information on 2006 season ticket packages, please contact the sales team at (416) 341-ARGO. Full roster details are available at www.argonauts.ca.
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