October 31, 2023

Argos sign National linebacker Brian Harelimana

Peter McCabe/CFL.ca

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts have announced on Tuesday the signing of National linebacker Brian Harelimana.

Harelimana, 27, played 12 games for Saskatchewan in 2023 after starting the season with Montreal, where he played one game for the Alouettes. The six-foot-two, 228-pound linebacker would tally four defensive tackles and four special teams tackles in those 13 games.

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The University of Montreal alum was originally drafted in the fourth round of the 2020 CFL Draft by Montreal and over the course of 26 CFL games, the Rwanda-born Harelimana has recorded 18 defensive tackles, 13 special teams tackles, three sacks, and one forced fumble.

The Argonauts now wait to host the winner between the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Montreal Alouettes at BMO Field in the Eastern Final on November 11.

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