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Mace Freeman Becomes an Alouette

February 10, 2003 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Montreal Alouettes News Release

Montreal, February 10, 2003 - Montreal Alouettes' General Manager Jim Popp announced today that veteran receiver Mace Freeman signed a contract with the Alouettes. Linebacker Jamaal Zanders, defensive back Adrian Sadler and receiver Daniel Guy have also been invited to the Alouettes' training camp.

Freeman (5'10'', 180 lbs.), who played his college ball at Toledo, comes from Montreal. In four seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Freeman played 37 games, mostly on special teams. On offence, he caught 14 passes for gains of 169 yards. He also returned 37 punts on 315 yards. He is 28.

Zanders (6'0'', 202 lbs.) is a linebacker/defensive back who can also play special teams. In his senior year in 2001 at Savannah State, he led his team with 62 tackles, made a 45-yard interception return and returned a fumble on 58 yards. He also added three quarterback sacks. He is 22.

Sadler (5'9'', 175 lbs.) played for NFL Europe's Rhein Fire since the NFL's Atlanta Falcons allocated him in 2002. Before joining the Falcons, Sadler tried out with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2001. In three seasons at Rice University, Sadler totalled 130 tackles and 21 knockdowns. In 2000, he also played as a running back. He is 24.

Guy (6'2'', 191 lbs.) also played in NFL Europe in 2002. With the Barcelona Dragons, Guy caught 12 passes for gains of 140 yards. He attended the New Orleans Saints ' training camp in 2001 before joining the Atlanta Falcons' practice roster in October. He is 27.

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