June 17th, 2024

Hamilton Tiger-Cats sign quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa to their practice roster

By The Canadian Press on June 10, 2024.

HAMILTON, Ill. – The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed American quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa to the practice roster Monday.

Tagovailoa’s older brother, Tua, is the starting quarterback with the NFL’s Miami Dolphins.

Taulia Tagovailoa, 24, played collegiately at Maryland. The five-foot-11, 200-pound Hawaiian appeared in 41 games over four seasons, completing 955-of-1,424 passes (67.1 per cent) for 11,256 yards and 76 touchdowns while rushing for 13 TDs.

He began his collegiate career at Alabama (2019) before transferring to Maryland.

Tagovailoa is the Big Ten’s all-time leader in passing yards and completion percentage. He is also tied with current Ticats head coach Scott Milanovich for the most passing TDs (26) in a season at Maryland.

Elks sign veteran Canadian defensive back Hagerty

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks signed veteran Canadian defensive back Josh Hagerty on Monday.

Hagerty joins the Elks following three seasons with the Toronto Argonauts (2021-23). He registered 39 total tackles in 31 regular-season games and was a member of the ’22 Grey Cup-winning squad.

Toronto selected Hagerty in the sixth round, No. 47 overall, in the ’21 CFL draft out of Saskatchewan. Hagerty helped the Huskies win the 2018 Hardy Cup title.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 10, 2024.

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