February 19, 2016

Leos add three to defensive line

BC Lions GM and head coach Wally Buono announced today that international defensive linemen Lazarius Levingston, Darius Allen and Andrew Hudson have signed contracts with the team.

92- Lazarius LevingstonLevingston returns to the Lions after being a late-season addition during the CFL’s annual practice roster expansion period in 2015. The former Seattle Seahawks draft pick in 2011 and Tamp Bay Buccaneer in 2012 appeared in the final regular season game for the Lions recording one defensive tackle.

Allen action

Photo courtesy Bill Sabo – CSU-Pueblo athletics

Allen enjoyed a tremendously successful collegiate career at Colorado State (Pueblo) before signing with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent last year. The talented defensive end was selected as the top defensive player among all Division II, III and NAIA schools in 2014 after he piled-up 39 defensive stops and 13 sacks.

Hudson actionHudson played his collegiate football down the road at the University of Washington and enjoyed a productive four-year stay with the Huskies recording 82 individual tackles, 26 tackles for a loss and 21 sacks over 49 games. The California native was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Buffalo Bills in 2015 and appeared in three preseason games.