February 8, 2022

Ticats re-sign all-star DB Jumal Rolle


HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have re-signed American defensive back Jumal Rolle.

Rolle, 31, started all 14 regular-season games for Hamilton in 2021, registering 40 defensive tackles, two special teams tackles, two interceptions that included an 88-yard interception return touchdown (first career CFL touchdown) and a team-leading 11 pass knockdowns en route to his first Canadian Football League All-Star nomination. The six-foot, 190-pound native of Wilson, NC also suited up in all of the Tiger-Cats’ playoff games, including the 108th Grey Cup in Hamilton.

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Rolle has played in 49 career CFL games with 41 starts over three seasons in Hamilton (2018-2021), collecting 115 defensive tackles, eight special teams tackles, nine interceptions, one touchdown and 22 pass knockdowns. Prior to joining the Tiger-Cats, the Catawba College product appeared in 19 National Football League games with the Houston Texans (2014-2015) and Baltimore Ravens (2015), posting 22 defensive tackles, three interceptions and four passes defended.

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