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Ticats.ca Staff

HAMILTON -- The Tiger-Cats have strengthened their defence with the signing of all-star Canadian defensive tackle Ted Laurent, the team announced this afternoon.  

Laurent, a 6-1, 303-pound native of Montreal, Quebec, totaled 73 defensive tackles, 11 quarterback sacks and five tackles for a loss over three seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos after selected him in the 2011 CFL Supplemental Draft. He was named a West Division All-Star and the Eskimos' Most Outstanding Canadian in 2012 after racking up six quarterback sacks and 18 defensive tackles.

Last season, the 26-year-old made 36 defensive tackles, four quarterback sacks, three tackles for a loss and one forced fumble in 18 games.

During his collegiate career at Ole Miss, Laurent posted 57 tackles, 13 tackles for a loss and 3.5 quarterback sacks over 45 contests.  

Fan Comments
als rule
surprised!! thought montreal had the advantage!! congrats to cats GM austin on this signing!! hopefully this means montreal won the A DE/DT keron williams sweepstakes!!
June 01, 2014 - 8:20pm
small town argo
LOL. what sweepstakes? He's a hasbeen.
June 03, 2014 - 8:37am
 
HamCats1
good signing by the cats who are continuing to add good canadian content to there roster
June 01, 2014 - 8:15pm
 
tabbiefanmcb
Wow sure didn't see this one coming! Welcome to the Ticats, Laurent!
June 01, 2014 - 6:43pm