Ticats Add Four On Offence

Ticats Staff
Ticats Staff
May 18, 2011


Hamilton, Ontario – The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that the team has signed import receiver Aaron Kelly, import running back Glenn Milner, import offensive lineman Brian Simmons and import receiver Chris Williams.

VIDEO: Click here to view General Manager Bob O’Billovich’s reaction to these signings.

Kelly, a 6-5, 195-pound native of Marietta, Georgia, caught an ACC record 232 receptions for 2,733 yards and 20 touchdowns in four seasons at Clemson.  He was named first-team All-ACC in 2007 and second-team All-ACC in 2008.  Kelly spent time with the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons in 2009.

Milner, a 6-0, 220-pound native of Renton, Washington, carried the ball 415 times for 1,956 yards and 27 touchdowns in two seasons at Central Missouri.  He was named a second-team All-MIAA running back in 2007.  

Simmons, a 6-5, 304-pound native of Raleigh, North Carolina played four seasons (2006-09) at Oklahoma before attending training camp with the NFL’s New England Patriots last year.

Williams, a 5-9, 155-pound native of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, caught 246 passes for 3,555 yards and 32 touchdowns in four seasons at New Mexico State, earning first-team All-WAC honours twice (2008 and 2006) and second-team All-WAC honours in 2007.  Williams spent two weeks on the Ticats practice roster last season after signing on October 18.  He also has pro experience with the NFL’s Miami Dolphins and Cleveland Browns as well as the UFL’s Hartford Colonials.  

About the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a member of the Canadian Football League (CFL) with a rich 142-year history, which includes 15 Grey Cup Championships.  For more information log onto www.ticats.ca

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