Lions release second-year DB KiAnte Hardin

KAMLOOPS — The BC Lions have released second-year defensive back KiAnte Hardin.

The 25-year-old was a bright spot in the Lions’ 2021 campaign, pulling in a pair of interceptions to go with 45 tackles and four tackles on special teams through 11 games.

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Hardin suited up for the Lions’ pre-season loss to the Calgary Stampeders at McMahon Stadium on Saturday and had one tackle.

The Lions will wrap up their pre-season on Friday when they host the Saskatchewan Roughriders. They open their regular-season on June 11 when they host the Edmonton Elks.

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