Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-sign American running back Don Jackson

Published January 28, 2022 at 3:56 pm

Hamilton Tiger Cats running back Don Jackson(5) gaining yards during the second half of the CFL East Final against the Toronto Argonauts in Toronto, Ont. on Dec. 5, 2021. (CFL PHOTO - PETER POWER)

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Friday (Jan. 28) they’ve re-signed American running back Don Jackson to a two-year deal.

The 28-year-old played four regular-season games for the Tiger-Cats in 2021, registering 44 carries for 245 yards and one rushing touchdown as well as eight receptions for 94 yards and one receiving touchdown.

Jackson, a five-foot-10, 205-pound native of Sacramento, California has played 24 games over his three-year Canadian Football League career with the Calgary Stampeders (2018-19) and Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2021), tallying 262 carries for 1,415 yards and six rushing touchdowns, also adding 52 receptions for 394 yards and one receiving touchdown.

The University of Nevada product was a member of Calgary’s Grey Cup championship team in 2018, after beginning his professional career with the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers (2016-17), where he played in three games, registering 10 carries for 32 yards.

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