January 24, 2018

Lions Ink quarterback Michael Birdsong

The BC Lions Football Club today announced that international quarterback Michael Birdsong has signed with the team.

Most recently attended mini-camp with the New Orleans Saints in 2017, the six-foot-four, 240-pound product out of Virginia comes north after a well-traveled collegiate career.

Beginning his university days at James Madison in 2013 and eventually seeing action in 37 games, Birdsong also made stops at Marshall University and Tennessee Tech recording a career total of 527 completions on 881 attempts for 6,148 yards with 45 TD’s.

Birdsong will get his first taste of three-down football in late-April as the Lions host a three-day mini-camp at their practice facility in Surrey.

BC Lions season memberships for 2018 are available now. Season memberships for kids 12 and under start at just $85 all-in. New and renewing season members save as much as 29% on single game tickets while also receiving numerous membership benefits. Click here to view the 2018 schedule.