OTTAWA – The Ottawa REDBLACKS added three more linebackers to their growing roster on Thursday, signing former Lion Anton McKenzie, as well as Travis Brown and Jeremiah Green.
McKenzie is an eight-year CFL veteran who played three seasons to begin his career in Saskatchewan before joining the B.C. Lions in 2009. The Lions released Mckenzie on March 28.
The 33-year-old has 398 career regular-season tackles, 13 sacks, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries.
In 2009, his first season with the Lions, McKenzie had a career-high 85 tackles, 14 tackles on special teams and six sacks.
Brown, a native of Fresno, Calif., played collegiate football at Fresno State where he had 38 consecutive starts at linebacker for the Bulldogs. The 6-foot-1, 236-lb. Brown had 67 tackles during his senior year at Fresno State in 2012.
Green, a 23-year-old native of Tulare, Calif., joins the REDBLACKS after a standout collegiate career with the University of Nevada Wolf Pack.
Green joined the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL and attended training camp before joining the San Jose SabreCats of the Arena Football League last October.