Lions sign American punter Shane McDonough

VANCOUVER — The BC Lions announced Friday the signing of American punter Shane McDonough to the training camp roster.

McDonough (six-foot-one, 210 pounds)- the native of Clearwater, Florida earned an invite to the Hula Bowl and attended mini-camp with the Green Bay Packers in 2023 after playing his senior season of college at North Carolina State.

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With the Wolfpack, McDonough had 40 punts for 1,656 yards (41.4-yard average) with seven punts of 50 or more yards in 13 games.

McDonough played the previous two seasons at Towson (2019, 2021) where he was a teammate of Lions’ defensive lineman Tibo Debaillie and recorded 83 punts for 3,514 yards (42.3-yard average) while planting 16 punts inside the opponents’ 20-yard line. McDonough was second in the CAA in punt average in both of his years with the Tigers.

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