Ticats sign National OL Alex Fontana

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Thursday the football club has signed national offensive lineman Alex Fontana to a two-year contract.

Fontana, 26, most recently dressed 18 games for the Ottawa REDBLACKS in 2019. The 6-2, 300-pound native of Toronto, Ontario was originally selected in the first round, seventh overall in the 2019 Canadian Football League Draft by the REDBLACKS.

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Prior to turning pro, played 27 games over four seasons collegiately at three schools including Kansas (2018), Houston (2016-17) and New Mexico Military Institute (2014-15).

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