August 5, 2019

Ticats sign Brian Jones to practice roster

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Monday the football club has added national wide receiver Brian Jones to the team’s practice roster.

Jones, 25, signed with the Tiger-Cats earlier this year on February 12 and appeared in two games before being released June 26. The 6-4, 233-pound native of Enfield, Nova Scotia has appeared in 36 career regular season Canadian Football League games with the Toronto Argonauts (2016-18), Saskatchewan Roughriders (2018) and Hamilton (2019), registering 14 receptions for 148 yards and one receiving touchdown.

Jones has also contributed on special teams throughout his CFL career, recording 11 special teams tackles, one blocked punt and three kickoff returns for 15 yards. The University of Acadia product was selected by the Argos in the first round, fourth overall, in the 2016 CFL Draft and was a member of Toronto’s 2017 Grey Cup championship team.