Ticats sign two, including National RB Keon Edwards
HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced on Sunday that they’ve signed American receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. and National running back Keon Edwards.
The Tiger-Cats also announced the release of National receiver Caleb Morin and that veteran National running back Sean Thomas Erlington has been added to the six-game injured list.
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Jackson Jr., 26, most recently spent time with the NFL’s Miami Dolphins (2022) after signing with the New York Jets (2022) as an undrafted free agent. The five-foot-10, 194-pound native of Fort Lauderdale, FL played 31 games over four seasons at Washington State University (2018-2021), registering 104 receptions for 1,403 yards with 10 receiving touchdowns. Jackson began his collegiate career at Independence Community College, where he played 19 games over two seasons (2016-2017).
Edwards, 22, played 28 games over three seasons at Western University (2019-2022), registering 373 carries for 2,653 yards with 27 rushing touchdowns and adding 19 receptions for 228 yards and one touchdown. The five-foot-11, 230-pound native of Toronto, Ont. was named the OUA’s Most Valuable Player and earned OUA first team All-Star honours in 2022, after picking up second team honours in 2021. He was a member of Western’s Vanier Cup winning team in 2021.