August 14, 2018

Stamps sign QB Montell Cozart; release QB Larry Brihm Jr.

Boise State

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed international quarterback Montell Cozart, the team announced on Tuesday. 

Cozart played his senior season (2017) at Boise State, completing 61 of 97 passes for 754 yards and 10 touchdowns with just one interception. He also carried the ball 86 times for 361 yards and four majors. He started his collegiate career at Kansas, playing 27 games over four seasons (2013-16). Cozart was granted a medical redshirt season following the 2015 campaign after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury prior to the Jayhawks’ fifth game. At Kansas, he completed 265 of 487 passes for 2,755 yards and 14 touchdowns and carried the ball 191 times for 481 yards and two scores.

The Stampeders also announced the team has released international quarterback Larry Brihm Jr. The rookie dressed for six regular-season games this season but did not see any game action. Brihm Jr. played in both of Calgary’s pre-season games completing three of his five pass attempts for 89 yards and a two touchdowns.