EDMONTON -- A very busy trade market continues to add to the recent transactions in the CFL as the Edmonton Eskimos and Hamilton Tiger-Cats completed a deal Thursday morning.
The Esks acquired non-import fullback Darcy Brown from the Tiger-Cats in exchange for import defensive back Ricardo Colclough and the Eskimos 6th round pick in the 2015 CFL Canadian Draft, the club announced today.
To Hamilton: DB Ricardo Colclough, 6th round pick in the 2015 CFL Canadian Draft
To Edmonton: FB Darcy Brown
Brown was drafted in the first round (6th overall) in the 2009 CFL Draft by Hamilton. Brown has spent the last three and a half seasons in Hamilton, starting in 36 games at fullback and has registered 13 receptions for 173 yards. The Ontario native played his college football at Saint Mary’s where he recorded 27 receptions for 489 yards and six touchdowns, he also rushed seven times for 128 yards and one touchdown.
Colclough, a 5-11, 194-pound native of Sumter, South Carolina, joined the Eskimos on March 12, 2012. After finishing his collegiate career at Tusculum in 2003, Colclough was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round (38th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft. He would play 43 games for the Steelers before spending time with the Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers, Kansas City Chiefs as well as the UFL’s Omaha Nighthawks.
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