January 8, 2018

Ticats, Langa reach two-year extension

(CFL PHOTO - Dave Chidley)

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Monday that the football club has signed national defensive back Jay Langa to a two-year contract extension.

Langa, 27, played in all 18 games for the Tiger-Cats in 2017, registering two defensive tackles and 24 special teams tackles. The 5-foot-10, 202-pound native of Etobicoke, Ont. finished the season tied for fourth in CFL special teams tackles.

The product of St. Mary’s University has suited up in 44 career games over three seasons (2015-17) for the Tiger-Cats, recording two defensive tackles and 43 special teams tackles. Langa was originally selected by the Tiger-Cats in the third round, 20th overall, in the 2015 CFL Draft.