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EDMONTON ( wire) -- The Edmonton Eskimos have signed free agent non-import running back Pierre-Luc Yao, the club announced on Thursday.

Yao played five seasons at Laval, winning three Vanier Cups in 2003, 2004 and 2006. Last season he played in seven games, rushing 75 times for 466 yards and seven touchdowns and added 12 receptions for 219 yards and two touchdowns.

Yao was a participant in the 2007 CFL Evaluation Camp, and was not chosen in the subsequent CFL Canadian Draft.

The Eskimos also announced that import wide receiver Quentin McCord has been released.

Draft Tracker

Pick Team Pos Player
1 REDBLACKS OL Mateas, Alex
2 Blue Bombers OL Chungh, Sukh
3 Argonauts OL McEwen, Sean
4 Alouettes DB Ackie, Chris
5 Lions DL Mrabure-Ajufo, Ese
6 Roughriders WR Demski, Nic
7 Eskimos OL Groulx, Danny
8 Alouettes via HAM OL Ruby, Jacob
9 Stampeders OL Lavoie, Karl
Bench Press
 Byron Archambault (17) 41 reps
40-Yard Dash
 Tevaughn Campbell  4.355
Vertical Jump
 Chris Ackie 40.0"
Broad Jump
 Chris Ackie 10'11.50"
Shuttle  Byron Archambault  4.18
3-Cone  Nic Demski  6.91

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