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All-Star Defensive End Davis Re-Signs with Tiger-Cats

February 10, 2020 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Hamilton Tiger-Cats News Release

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Monday the football club has re-signed American defensive end Ja'Gared Davis.

Davis, 29, started 17 games at defensive end for the Tiger-Cats last season, finishing second in the Canadian Football League with a career-high 13 quarterback sacks and earning divisional all-star honours for the first time. The 6-1, 238-pound native of Crockett, Texas added 54 defensive tackles, one special teams tackle, five pass knock downs, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and three tackles for loss in 2019.

Over his four-year CFL career with the Calgary Stampeders (2016-18) and Tiger-Cats (2019), the Southern Methodist University product has suited up in 62 games (55 starts), posting 177 defensive tackles, four special teams tackles, 36 quarterback sacks, three interceptions, 10 pass knock downs, 10 forced fumbles, seven fumble recoveries, one blocked punt and two touchdowns (one fumble return, one interception return). Davis has also played in eight playoff games, including four consecutive Grey Cup games - winning one with Calgary in 2018.

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