The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Wednesday the football club has signed four national players, including wide receiver Marcus Davis, linebacker Lukas Korol, defensive back Gabriel Ouellet and kicker/punter Michael Domagala.
Davis, 22, was selected by the Tiger-Cats in the fourth round, 31st overall, in the 2018 CFL Draft. The 5-10, 185-pound wide receiver from Victoria, British Columbia registered 103 receptions for 1,316 yards and 10 touchdowns in 30 games over four years (2014-17) with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds before sitting out the 2018 season to rehab a knee injury. Davis, the younger brother of current Tiger-Cats linebacker Terrell Davis, won the Hardy Cup, Uteck Bowl and Vanier Cup with UBC in 2015.
Korol, 23, played eight games for the University of Guelph in 2018, and was named a U SPORTS Second Team All-Canadian after recording 74.5 total tackles, three sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries, one interception and five pass break-ups for the Gryphons. In 34 career games at Guelph, the 6-0, 205-pound native of Dundas, Ontario registered 224 total tackles, eight sacks, 18.5 tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, seven fumble recoveries, four interceptions and six pass break-ups.
Ouellet, 24, played six games for Laval University in 2018, recording seven total tackles, two interceptions and two pass break-ups for the Rouge et Or. In 38 career games at Laval from 2014 to 2018, the 5-10, 198-pound native of Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec registered 83.5 total tackles, five tackles for loss, three sacks, eight interceptions, nine pass break-ups and one forced fumble. He was part of Laval’s 2016 and 2018 Vanier Cup championship teams.
Domagala, 23, played eight games for Carleton University in 2018, converting 16 of 21 field goal attempts and all 26 extra point attempts, and recording 63 punts for an average of 40.1 yards per punt for the Ravens. In 42 career games at Carleton from 2013-18, the 5-9, 202-pound native of St. Catharines, Ontario converted 73 of 96 field goal attempts and all 132 extra point attempts, and registered 347 punts for an average of 38.8 yards per punt.