April 24, 2012

Lions add two to defence

The BC Lions Football Club announced today that defensive backs Gerard Lawson and Kwasi Nkansah have been signed by the team.

Lawson brings NFL experience to the Lions secondary as the Oregon State grad spent the 2008 and 2009 seasons with the Cleveland Browns appearing in 20 games. Follow a stint during the 2010 campaign with Hartford of the UFL he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles and dressed for one game.

Nkansah signed with the Montreal Alouettes in 2009 following a five year career at St. Francis Xavier. He spent the 2011 season in Germany with the Osnabruck Tigers.