June 19, 2015

Alouettes’ transactions


Montréal – The Montreal Alouettes announced the following transactions on Saturday.

Players released:

Chris Baker (I), DE, East Carolina
Drew Basil (I), K, Ohio State
Brian Brikowski (I), DE, Monmouth
Pierce Burton (I), OL, Mississippi
Johnathan Bryant (I), WR, Georgia Southern
Avery Cunningham (I), LB, Central Michigan 
Julian Jones (I), WR, Arkansas State
Will Latu (I), OL, Abilene Christian
Simon Légaré (N), OL, Montréal
Khalif Mitchell (I), DT, East Carolina
Asante Mizan (N), DT, Wilfird Laurier
Mackenzie Sarro (N), FB, Calgary
Geoff Tisdale (I), CB, Pittsburg State University
Brandon Whitaker (I), RB, Baylor


Players added to the practice roster:

James Bodanis (N), OL, Michigan State
Anthony Coady (N), S, Montréal
Dobson Collins (I), WR, Gardner-Webb
Cliff Coleman (I), DB, Mississippi
Kyler Elsworth (I), LB, Michigan State
Jewel Hampton (I), RB, Southern Illinois
Terry Johnson (I), DB, Florida A&M 
Chandler Jones (I), WR, San Jose State
Quinn Lawlor (N), OL, BYU
Brandon Rutley (I), RB, San Jose State

Players added to the six-game injured list:

James Rodgers (I), WR, Oregon State
Jerod Zaleski (N), FB/LS, Calgary

Players added to the one-game injured list:

Chris Ackie (N), LB, Wilfrid Laurier
Markell Carter (I), DE, Central Arkansas
Rakeem Cato (I), QB, Marshall
Andrew Lue (N), DB, Queen’s
James Tuck (N), LB, York

All players drafted by the Alouettes this spring have cracked the team’s roster, including fullback Jean-Samuel Blanc, who was protected by Montreal following the CFL Canadian Draft. Offensive lineman Philip Blake and defensive lineman Jesse Joseph, who were respectively drafted in 2011 and 2013, also made the team following their first training camp with the Alouettes.

The Alouettes will announce other transactions later today before the 10:00 p.m. deadline.