Toronto Argonauts

Double Blue Add Three Americans

February 15, 2024 - Canadian Football League (CFL)
Toronto Argonauts News Release

TORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts Football Club announced today they have signed American DB Darius Joiner, American DB Kary Vincent Jr., and American RB Khalan Laborn.

Joiner, 25, spent time with the Houston Texans in 2023 after being signed as an undrafted free agent in May. The 6'2, 200lb DB attended Duke University in 2022 where he recorded 97 tackles, eight tackles for loss, four sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery in 13 games for the Blue Devils. The Alabama native played at Western Illinois in 2021, being named All-Conference after making 142 tackles, 1.5 sacks, one interception, and one forced fumble in 11 games. Joiner began his college football career at Jacksonville State (2017-2020) and over 29 games played he would tally 181 tackles and one interception.

Vincent Jr., 26, recorded 4.5 tackles and three pass breakups for the Houston Roughnecks (XFL) in 2023 after being traded in January by the team that drafted him in 2022, the San Antonio Brahmas. The 5'10, 190lb DB was selected by the Denver Broncos in the 7th round of the 2021 NFL Draft and traded to Philadelphia in November. Vincent Jr. would play two games for the Eagles that season, making two tackles. The Texas native signed with San Francisco in 2022 before his move to the XFL. The Louisiana State product (2017-2019) tallied 87 tackles, one sack, and six interceptions in 39 games for the Tigers, helping the SEC team win the National Championship in 2019. Also ran track at LSU.

Laborn, 26, was acquired in the trade with Edmonton earlier this year, along with Jake Ceresna, in exchange for WR Kurleigh Gittens Jr. and a 2024 CFL Draft pick. The 5'11, 212lb RB spent time with the San Francisco 49ers in 2023 before his move to Edmonton. The Virginia native played at Marshall University in 2022 carrying the ball 302 times for 1,513 yards and 16 touchdowns in 13 games. Was named First Team All-Sun Belt. Laborn attended Florida State from 2017-2019 and in 12 games the tailback rushed for 297 yards and four touchdowns.

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