The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Monday, the football club has acquired the rights to American quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell from the Calgary Stampeders in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2023 Canadian Football League Draft, a fifth-round pick in the 2024 CFL Draft and future considerations.
Mitchell, 32, suited up in 165 games, including 117 starts, over 10 seasons with the Calgary Stampeders (2012-22), completing 2,496 of 3,866 pass attempts (64.6%) for 32, 541 yards with 188 passing touchdowns and 89 interceptions. The 6’2, 199-pound native of Katy, Texas dressed in all 18 games, including nine starts, for the Calgary Stampeders this season, completing 160 of 261 passes (61.3%) for 2,010 yards with nine touchdown passes and six interceptions.
The Eastern Washington University product is a two-time Grey Cup champion (2014, 18), a two-time Grey Cup MVP (2014, 18), a two-time CFL Most Outstanding Player (2016, 18), a two-time CFL All-Star (2016, 18) and a three-time CFL West All-Star (2015, 16, 18). He is the CFL’s active leader with 32, 541 passing yards and currently ranks 15th all-time in the category.