The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Tuesday the football club has signed American running back Don Jackson.
Jackson, 26, made 20 appearances with 19 starts over two seasons with the Calgary Stampeders (2018-19), registering 218 carries for 1,170 yards and five rushing touchdowns, and adding 44 receptions for 300 yards. The 5-10, 205-pound native of Sacramento, California also appeared in three playoff games and was a member of Calgary’s 2018 Grey Cup championship team.
Prior to his CFL career, Jackson spent two seasons in the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers (2016-17), appearing in three games during the 2016 season and recording 10 carries for 32 yards. He also played 35 games over three seasons at the University of Nevada, Reno (2013-15), registering 529 carries for 2,370 rushing yards and 19 touchdowns, and adding 23 receptions for 269 yards and two receiving touchdowns with the Wolf Pack.