A-State alum Kyle Wilson signs deal with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

A-State alum Kyle Wilson signs deal with Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Arkansas State alum Kyle Wilson appeared in 5 games in the 2018 season with the Los Angeles Chargers. (Source: Los Angeles Chargers)

HAMILTON, Ontario (KAIT) - Another former Red Wolf gets a chance to howl north of the border.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced that they signed linebacker Kyle Wilson. He heads to the CFL after playing 2 seasons in the NFL. Wilson played 5 games (3 regular season, 2 playoff) for the Los Angeles Chargers in 2018. He made his NFL debut in Week 15 vs. the Chiefs.

Kyle also got a taste of the 2018 NFL Playoffs, he recorded 2 tackles in a AFC Wild Card win over the Ravens. Wilson appeared in 3 games in the 2019 preseason, racking up 10 tackles and a fumble recovery.

Kyle is one of two Red Wolves on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats roster. Ronheen Bingham signed a deal with the Ti-Cats last week.

There are now 8 Arkansas State alums on Canadian Football League rosters.

QB Justice Hansen (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

WR Justin McInnis (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

OL Lanard Bonner (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

DE Ronheen Bingham (Hamilton Tiger-Cats)

LB Kyle Wilson (Hamilton Tiger-Cats)

DB Money Hunter (Montreal Alouettes)

DE JaVon Rolland-Jones (Montreal Alouettes)

DB Chris Humes (Toronto Argonauts)

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