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Born: November 23, 1991 – Ahoskie, North Carolina
2017: Years as a Lion: 1st Years in CFL: 1st Status: International
Career Games: 0 Playoffs: 0 Grey Cup: 0
Montario was signed as a free agent by the Lions in March 2017.
2016: Following a pair of workouts with the New York Jets and Green Bay Packers in the spring, Montario was signed as a free agent by the Seattle Seahawks and attended training camp with the club.
2011-2015: Montario split his time in the college ranks between Elon University and Elizabeth City State. Seeing his action limited to nine games over two years at Elon, he recorded three catches for 10 yards with another 240 yards on 13 kickoff returns. After transferring to Elizabeth City, he collected 43 receptions for 998 yards and seven touchdowns over 28 career appearances.
Montario resides in his hometown of Ahoskie, North Carolina where he divides his time between getting ready for football season and helping out as a funeral director at his family-owned business. The Physical Education major has been playing football since the age of 16 and considers his first high school touchdown as his most lasting football moment to date. A big fan of Game of Thrones, he lists his grandmother as his biggest fan and John Legend as his preferred listening choice.