Ticats Grab Receiver in Trade with Riders
HAMILTON - The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have completed a trade with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, landing import receiver Lyle Leong Jr. in exchange for import defensive lineman Jermaine McElveen.
Leong, a 6-1, 185-pound native of Abilene, Texas, signed with the Roughriders in January after spending time with the Dallas Cowboys in 2011.
In four seasons at Texas Tech, Leong caught 152 passes for 1,877 yards and 32 touchdowns - the second-most TDs in school history and the fifth-most in Big 12 history. In 2010, Leong led the Red Raiders with 74 receptions, 926 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns.
The Ticats also announced that import receiver Aaron Kelly has been released.
Kelly caught 38 passes for 490 yards during his two seasons in Hamilton.
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