February 12, 2019

Alouettes sign nationals Wilson, Normand

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes have reached two-year agreements with national fullback Christophe Normand, as well as national offensive lineman Spencer Wilson, the team announced Tuesday.

Normand (6’2″, 230 lbs.) will have the opportunity to play for the team of his native Belle Province following stops in Winnipeg and Edmonton. The former Université Laval Rouge et Or was a leader on special teams with the Eskimos last season, where he made seven special teams tackles, while helping the offensive line protect quarterback Mike Reilly.


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The Bromont, Que. native also caught three passes for 21 yards. In 57-career games in the CFL, the 27-year-old made 15 special teams tackles, on top of making 13 catches for 74 yards and rushing the ball 11 times for gains of 86 yards.

Wilson (6’7”, 319 lbs.) played in 108 games in nine CFL seasons, all with the Calgary Stampeders, helping the team hoist the Grey Cup twice in 2014 and 2018. He also helped the team reach the Grey Cup on three other occasions in 2012, 2015 and 2016. Last season, the 30-year-old Toronto native was part of an offensive line that allowed a league low 27 quarterback sacks.