Tiger-Cats Sign RB Michael Ford & DL Sean Daniels
HAMILTON, ONT. - The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today the team has signed international running back Michael Ford and international defensive lineman Sean Daniels.
Ford, 25, signed as an undrafted free agent with the NFL's Chicago Bears on April 28, 2013 and appeared in 12 games, returning five kickoffs for 37 yards and collecting three special teams tackles. He was released by the Bears on August 23, 2014.
The 5-10, 216-pound native of Leesville, Louisiana, suited up in 37 games at Louisiana State University from 2009 to 2012. Over that span, Ford registered 243 carries for 1,392 rushing yards, eight receptions for 69 yards and 14 total touchdowns (13 rushing, 1 receiving). He also emerged as one of the top kickoff return threats in the SEC during his junior season (2012), ranking second in the conference with 549 yards on 20 kick returns (27.5 average).
Daniels, 23, appeared in nine games with the Iowa Barnstormers of the Indoor Football League in 2015, recording 39 total tackles, nine tackles for loss, six sacks, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and one blocked kick. The 6-3, 260-pound native of Blackwood, New Jersey, also played 30 games at Temple University from 2010 to 2013, registering 40 total tackles, 10 tackles for loss and nine sacks.
The Tiger-Cats also announced that running back Mossis Madu Jr. has been added to the six-game injured list.
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