HAMILTON, ONT (TiCats.ca) - The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed import defensive linemen Antonio Coleman & Bryan Hall, the team announced today.
Coleman, a 6-1, 248-pound native of Mobile, Alabama, spent last season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, playing in one game while spending most of the year on the practice roster. The Auburn product also boasts NFL stints with the Buffalo Bills, New York Giants and Arizona Cardinals. During his three-year collegiate career at Auburn, Coleman recorded 101 defensive tackles, 32 tackles for a loss and 14 quarterback sacks, earning first-team All-SEC status in 2008.
Hall, a 6-1, 295-pound native of Carbondale, Illinois, played four seasons at Arkansas State, where he racked up 124 defensive tackles, 31 tackles for a loss and 18 sacks en route to being recognized as first-team All-Sun Belt in 2010. Hall spent three seasons with the NFL's Baltimore Ravens after turning pro, suiting up in five games.