February 7, 2024

Argos sign receiver/returner Savon Scarver

Peter McCabe/CFL.ca

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts announced on Wednesday that they have signed American wide receiver Savon Scarver.

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Scarver, 25, played five games for the Ottawa REDBLACKS in 2023, catching seven passes for 69 yards while returning three punts for 18 yards. The five-foot-11, 175-pound speedster briefly signed with the Chicago Bears following his collegiate career at Utah State (2017-2021).

While in college the Las Vegas native caught 55 passes for 757 yards and five touchdowns while averaging 27.4 yards on kick returns with seven return touchdowns, setting a conference and school record. Scarver was a consensus All-American in 2018 and First Team All-Mountain West in 2018 and 2019. He was honoured with the Jet Award in 2018, awarded to the nation’s top college return specialist.

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