Tiger-Cats Ink Four Defenders
HAMILTON - The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Tuesday that the team has signed international linebacker Serderius Bryant, as well as international defensive backs Bobby Felder, Antoine Lewis and Cleshawn Page.
Bryant, a 5-9, 220-pound, native of Sanford, Florida played three seasons at Ole Miss, leading the team with 78 tackles, 12.5 tackles for a loss and three forced fumbles in 2013. The 23-year-old was named all-SEC 2nd team in his senior year, after receiving all-SEC freshman honours in 2011.
Felder, a 6-0, 200-pound, native of McComb, Mississippi joins the Tiger-Cats after stints with the Buffalo Bills in 2014 and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings in 2013. The Nicholls State alumnus led the Colonels in his senior year with five interceptions and eight pass break ups. His 12 career interceptions tied him for fourth all-time in the Nicholas State record book.
Lewis, a 5-10, 185-pound, native of Chicago, Illinois appeared in 12 games with at Purdue in 2013. The 23-year-old had 24 tackles and one pass break up in three starts with the Boilermakers.
Page, a 5-9, 179-pound, native of Los Angeles, California appeared in 23 games for the Boise State Broncos, recording 34 tackles, two interceptions, one forced fumble and nine pass deflections. Before joining the Broncos, Page played two seasons at Los Angeles Harbour College.
Additionally, the Tiger-Cats announced the following players have retired:
NAT OL Joel Reinders
INT DL Dan Giordano
The team also announced the following players have been released:
NAT LB Pawel Kruba
INT RB Jeff Scott
INT DB Drayton Calhoun
INT DB Arthur Williams
INT DB Ellis Lankster
INT DB Michael Coe
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