Riders Acquire Phil Gibson from Alouettes
Saskatchewan Roughrider head coach Danny Barrett announced today that the Riders have picked up non-import defensive tackle Phil Gibson from the Montreal Alouettes. In return, the Alouettes acquire a 2004 and a 2005 draft pick in the CFL Canadian College Draft from Saskatchewan.
Phil Gibson is in his second CFL season. The 24-year old defensive tackle played in one game last season and spent the remainder of the year on the waived/injured list. Gibson played his first game this season last week against Winnipeg, where he picked up three defensive tackles and a quarterback sack.
Height: 62 Weight: 275 Non-Import: Toledo
Born: November 30, 1978 Burlington, ON
Yrs Pro: 2 Yrs CFL: 2 Yrs Rider: 1
How Acquired: Acquired in trade with Montreal in August, 2003.
Games Played: CFL: 2 2002: 1
PRO: First season with the Roughriders acquired in trade with Montreal in August of 2003 originally drafted by Montreal Alouettes in 3rd round (18th overall) in the 2001 CFL College Draft.
2003: Dressed in one game for the Alouettes picked up three defensive tackles and a quarterback sack against Winnipeg in week 7 has spent remainder of season on injured list.
2002: Spent 17 weeks on the injured list made CFL and Alouettes debut in week 16 as backup defensive tackle against Hamilton.
COLLEGE: Spent four seasons at the University of Toledo was part of the Toledo team who won the Motor City Bowl in 2001 made 21 defensive tackles in 10 games, including six starts in sophomore season tallied 24 tackles in 11 games in 1999.
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