February 24, 2015

Added depth: Stamps sign RB Toston and QB Davis

CFL.ca Staff

CALGARY — Calgary Stampeders head coach and general manager John Hufnagel is pleased to announce the signing of international running back Keith Toston and international quarterback Dominique Davis. As per team policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

Toston appeared in one regular-season game for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2014 — an Oct. 24 contest at Calgary — and carried the ball six times for 72 yards. He averaged 12 yards per carry and his longest run was 41 yards. He also added two catches for six yards.

The 27-year-old Angleton, Tex., native has 21 games of National Football League experience with the St. Louis Rams and Jacksonville Jaguars and accumulated 36 carries for 128 yards and five receptions for 70 yards.

Toston played four seasons (2006-09) at Oklahoma State and was voted first-team all-Big 12 in his senior season after rushing for 1,230 yards and 11 touchdowns. Toston also had 25 catches for 261 yards and a major as well as a one-yard passing touchdown. In 2008, he led the Cowboys with a 6.7-yard average per carry and scored 11 touchdowns. For his career, Toston accumulated 2,769 rushing yards and 27 touchdowns as well as 51 receptions for 507 yards and three scores.

Davis was with the Atlanta Falcons for two seasons as the backup to starting quarterback Matt Ryan and also spent time with the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts. He saw action in one game for the Falcons in 2013 and completed five of seven passes for 34 yards.

Collegiately, Davis played two seasons (2010-11) at East Carolina and completed 727 of 1,103 passes for 7,192 yards and 62 touchdowns. He also carried the ball 172 times for 313 yards and 14 scores. In 2010, Davis threw for 3,967 yards and 37 touchdowns.

The six-foot-three, 210-lb. product of Lakeland, Fla., spent the 2009 season at Fort Scott Community College in Kansas and led his team to a final national ranking of No. 2. He threw for 1,467 yards and had eight touchdowns through the air and 12 on the ground. He started his university career at Boston College and threw for 741 yards and six touchdowns.