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Eskimos Re-Sign Neil King

January 25, 2018 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Edmonton Eskimos News Release

(Edmonton) - The Edmonton Eskimos have re-signed national defensive back Neil King through the 2019 season.

King spent the 2017 season as a member of the Green and Gold where he appeared in 10 games and recorded 27 tackles and one interception. King also appeared in the West Semi-Final and recorded four tackles and one forced fumble.

King has appeared in 69 career games for the Eskimos and Tiger-Cats, where he has recorded 89 tackles, including 38 special teams tackles, one quarterback sack, three interceptions and one forced fumble.

Neil King

Defensive back (national)

Born: 1988-09-10 - Edmonton, AB

College: St. Mary's

Height: 6.00

Weight: 195 lbs.

In addition, the Eskimos have also signed 2017 CFL Draft pick national defensive lineman Mark Mackie and international defensive back David Stevenson.

Mackie was selected by the Eskimos in the 8th round (67th overall) and returned to McMaster for the 2017 season where he appeared in 10 games and recorded 43 tackles, six quarterback sacks, and one fumble recovery.

Stevenson attended Connecticut University from 2011 - 2013 where he appeared in 11 games and recorded 16 tackles. In 2016, Stevenson attended Fayetteville State University where he appeared in 11 games and recorded 35 tackles and two interceptions.

Mark Mackie

Defensive line (national)

Born: 1994-09-02 - London, ON

College: McMaster

Height: 6.01

Weight: 255 lbs.

David Stevenson

Defensive back (international)

Born: 1992-12-26 - Stone Mountain, GA

College: Fayetteville State University

Height: 5.09

Weight: 170 lbs.

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