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CCU Chanticleers Staff

OTTAWA - The Ottawa REDBLACKS continue to add players ahead of the Expansion Draft, signing running backs Michael Hayes and Eric O'Neal to contracts.
Hayes, a 5-foot-9, 200-pound native of East Bernard, Texas, ran for 707 yards on 136 carries and 11 touchdowns for the Cougars in 2012 and was invited to San Diego Chargers camp earlier this year.
O'Neal, a 5-foot-10, 200-pound back from Kathleen, Georgia, rushed for 781 yards and six touchdowns on 179 carries during his senior season at Coastal Carolina in 2010, adding another 247 yards and two TDs on 30 pass receptions.