Hamilton Tiger-Cats sign versatile defender Alden Darby

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Published February 10, 2022 at 10:44 am

Hamilton Tiger-Cats sign versatile defender Alden Darby
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed American defensive back Alden Darby. (The Canadian Press photo)

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Thursday (Feb. 10) the Canadian Football League club has signed American defensive back Alden Darby.

Darby, 29, played 11 games for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2021, registering 34 defensive tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass knockdown. The five-foot-11, 194-pound native of Long Beach, California also started both of the Blue Bombers playoff games, including the 108th Grey Cup game in Hamilton.

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His versatility has seen him play every position in the defensive backfield over his career, however, he featured primarily at SAM linebacker in 2021.

The Arizona State University product has played 54 games over his four-year CFL career with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2021) and Toronto Argonauts (2017-19) totalling 171 defensive tackles, two special teams tackles, one quarterback sack, eight interceptions, and three defensive touchdowns.

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