February 13, 2024

Montreal Alouettes add muscle by signing Derek Wiggan

Montréal, February 13, 2024 – The Montreal Alouettes announced Tuesday that the team has signed Canadian defensive tackle Derek Wiggan.

Wiggan (6’1′, 303 lbs.) will be playing an eighth year in the CFL after seven seasons with the Calgary Stampeders. He was the 34th overall pick in the 2014 CFL Draft by Calgary.

In 117 career games, the Toronto, Ont., native amassed 147 defensive tackles and three on special teams. He also added 16 sacks, one interception and he forced two fumbles. In the last two seasons, he has played in every game for his team in regular season. In 2018, he hoisted the Grey Cup.

Wiggan played college football for the Queen’s Golden Gaels from 2010 to 2014. In 2013, he was named to the OUA first-team.