MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes announced today that Quebec-born wide receiver, Danny Desriveaux has come to terms with the team signing a two-year deal. Desriveaux was a potential free agent this February.
“Danny has been a contributor to our team from the time he walked in as a rookie. Anytime we have called on Danny to start or finish a game, he has answered the call. He has been waiting patiently for a few years now in the shadows of Ben Cahoon. This might be his year to shine,” said Alouettes general manager Jim Popp.
Desriveaux will begin his fifth season with Montreal in 2011. Drafted by the Alouettes in the sixth round, 43rd overall, in 2006, he has played 72 career games, including 15 starts, recording 648 receiving yards and two touchdowns on 58 catches. He has also registered six special teams tackles. He his highly involved in the team’s community programs, including the CN Adopt an Alouette program. He is 29.
“Danny has been an outstanding contributor to our off-season community programs. As a matter of fact, he did more community work last year than any other Alouette player. He is a dedicated young man, that is determined to better himself and the young people he touches,” said Popp.