February 16, 2018

Eskimos bring back running back Travon Van

Dave Chidley/CFL.ca

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos have re-signed international running back Travon Van, the team announced Friday.

This past season, Van joined the Green and Gold and appeared in six games, recording 71 carries for 283 yards and three touchdowns while also catching 17 passes for 69 yards and one touchdown. Van also returned seven punts for 83 yards and six kickoffs for 148 yards.

In three CFL seasons, Van has amassed 705 yards and three touchdowns on 152 carries, 180 yards and one touchdown on 37 receptions,83 return yards on seven punts, and 148 return yards on six kickoffs.

Van brings more depth to an Eskimos backfield that also features C.J. Gable and John White. The latter was re-signed on Thursday after testing the free agent waters.

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