Hamilton, Ontario (Tiger-Cats) – The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that the team has signed import defensive back Darren Toney.
Toney, a 5-11, 190-pound native of Lake Village, Arkansas, made 52 defensive tackles, three special teams tackles, seven pass knockdowns, two tackles for a loss and one forced fumble in 18 games with the B.C. Lions during the 2009 season. He was released by the Lions on June 24, 2010 after taking part in training camp. The Arkansas State product also attended training camp with the NFL's Carolina Panthers in 2008.
He is the fifth ASU alum currently on a Canadian Football League roster.