Ticats Bring RB Martell Mallett To The Hammer
Hamilton, Ontario – The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that the team has signed import running back Martell Mallett.
Mallett, a 6-0, 195-pound native of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, burst onto the CFL scene with the B.C. Lions in 2009, capturing the league’s Most Outstanding Rookie Award and a spot on the West Division All-Star team after rushing for 1,280 yards and six touchdowns. He also added 43 receptions for 342 yards and two receiving touchdowns.
After his incredible rookie campaign, Mallett signed with the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles and subsequently spent time with the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants.
“Martell’s combination of size, speed and strength makes him a force to be reckoned with. He’s a very physical runner and a great receiver out of the backfield. Martell will provide our offence with another potent weapon,” said vice president of football operations Bob O’Billovich.
About the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a member of the Canadian Football League (CFL) with a rich 143-year history, which includes 15 Grey Cup Championships. For more information log onto www.ticats.ca
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