Looking for stats?

Lions Add Free Agent Defensive Back A.J. Jefferson

February 13, 2018 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - B.C. Lions News Release

Lions add free agent defensive back A.J. Jefferson (Vancouver) The BC Lions Football Club today announced that international free agent defensive back A.J. Jefferson has signed a 2018 contract with the team.

Jefferson (6'0", 190) is set to enter his fourth CFL season having spent a portion of the 2017 campaign with Ottawa preceded by a pair of seasons with the Toronto Argonauts. Seeing action in 32 regular season games he's tallied 95 career tackles and six interceptions.

"A.J. is another veteran defensive back who brings a lot of tools to our team," said GM Ed Hervey. "He's a skilled guy who understands the nuances of the corner position in our league. He's also demonstrated the ability to make plays on the ball which is something we definitely more of this season."

BC Lions season memberships for 2018 are available now. Season memberships for kids 12 and under start at just $85 all-in. New and renewing season members save as much as 29% on single game tickets while also receiving numerous membership benefits.

Images from this story

Defensive Back A.J. Jefferson with the Toronto Argonauts
Defensive Back A.J. Jefferson with the Toronto Argonauts


• Discuss this story on the Canadian Football League message board...

Canadian Football League Stories from February 13, 2018

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

Other Recent B.C. Lions Stories