Eskimos ink speedy tailback Devine

CFL.ca Staff

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos have signed running back Noel Devine.

Devine joins the Green and Gold after two seasons (2012-13) with the Montreal Alouettes where he recorded 22 carries for 90 yards, 13 catches for 131 yards, 34 kick returns for 787 yards, and 28 punt returns for 252 yards.

Prior to the Canadian Football League, he spent four seasons (2007-10) with the West Virginia Mountaineers. He recorded 728 carries for 4,315 yards and 29 touchdowns; 98 catches for 710 yards and two touchdowns; and 34 kickoff returns for 736 yards.