TIGER-CATS SIGN WR WILLIE THORNTON
Hamilton, Ontario – The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that import wide receiver Willie Thornton has been added to the team’s practice roster.
Thornton, a 5-10, 180-pound native of Belle Glade, Florida attended training camp with the Ticats earlier this year and was released on June 8 after sustaining an injury. Thornton caught 48 passes for 923 yards and 10 touchdowns at Texas A&M-Commerce in 2008 and took part in training camp with the Edmonton Eskimos in 2009.
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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a member of the Canadian Football League (CFL) with a rich 141-year history, which includes 15 Grey Cup Championships. For more information log onto www.ticats.ca
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