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July 23, 2018

Montreal Alouettes acquire Slotback Adarius Bowman

The Montreal Alouettes announced Monday that the club has acquired Slotback Adarius Bowman from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, in exchange for a conditional 8th round pick in the 2019 CFL Draft.

Bowman, (6’3”, 215 lbs) has played in 130 career regular season games, tallying 622 receptions, 9,119 yards and 48 touchdowns. He has also recorded 40 receptions for 622 yards and six touchdowns in postseason play, while also registering four receptions for 173 yards and a touchdown in a 2015 Grey Cup victory with Edmonton. He is one of only 10 players to ever record at least three 200-plus yard receiving games.

Bowman is in his 11th season in the CFL. He previously played for the Roughriders, the Blue Bombers and the Eskimos. The 33-year-old Chattanooga, TN native played for the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the NCAA.

The new Alouettes slotback is also a three-time CFL All-Star (2014-2015-2016) and three-time West Division All-Star (2014-2015-2016). In 2017, he was honoured with the 2017 Tom Pate Memorial Award, given to a player who has made a significant contribution to his team and his community.

The Alouettes also added the following players to the roster:

Austin Apodaca (I), QB, New Mexico
Ryan Brown (I), DT, Mississippi State
Jermaine Robinson (I), DB, Toledo.