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BC Lions Sign 4 Players Including Former Philadelphia Eagle Travis Fulgham

The BC Lions announced on Tuesday the signing of 3 American wide receivers including Travis Fulgham, Stanley Berryhill III, and Milton Wright as well as American running back Ronald Awatt.

WR Travis Fulgham – Old Dominion (28 y/o, 6’2, 215 lbs)

Travis Fulgham played in 47 games with 28 starts for Old Dominion in college. He had 128 receptions for 2,044 yards and 18 touchdowns from 2015 to 2018. In his final year with Old Dominion, he had 63 receptions for 1,083 yards and 9 touchdowns over 12 games. He was Second-Team All-Conference USA in 2018 and named to Pro Football Focus’ First-Team Conference USA.

Fulgham was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 2019 NFL where he appeared in 3 games over the season and spent the majority of the year on the practice squad. He was waived by the Lions in August of 220 and claimed by the Packers before being waived 9 days later. Following being waived by the Packers Fulgham was claimed by the Philadelphia Eagles.

Fulgham appeared in 13 games with 8 starts over the 2020 season with the Philadelphia Eagles during which he had 38 receptions for 539 yards and 4 touchdowns.

From 2021 to 2022 he appeared on practice squads with the Eagles, Dolphins, Broncos, and Packers and dressed in 1 game in 2021 with the Denver Broncos.

WR Stanley Berryhill III – Arizona (25 y/o, 5’9, 182 lbs)

Stanley Berryhill III played his college ball at Arizona where he appeared in 41 games with 12 starts from 2018 to 2021. He would record 140 receptions for 1,493 yards and 9 touchdowns over his time with the program. In his final season, he had 84 catches for 760 yards and 1 touchdown over 12 games. He was First-team All-Pac-12 in 2021.

Berrhyhill signed with the Atlanta Falcons in 2022 as an undrafted free agent. He spent time on practice squads with the Falcons, Cardinals, and Lions in 2022. He appeared in 4 games with the Detroit Lions in 2022. 

WR Milton Wright – Purdue (23 y/o, 6’3, 195 lbs)

Milton Wright played in 29 games with 21 starts over 3 seasons with the Purdue Boilermakers from 2019 to 2021. He recorded 96 receptions for 1,308 yards and 9 touchdowns with Purdue. In his final season, he had 54 catches for 715 yards and 6 touchdowns. He was Fourth-Team All-Big Ten in the 2021 season by Phill Steele. He was ruled academically ineligible for the 2022 season.

Wright signed as an undrafted free agent with the Los Angeles Chargers in 2023 and was placed on injured reserve at the end of August. He was waived by the Chargers in early September.

RB Ronald Awatt – Texas-El Paso (26 y/o, 6’0, 213 lbs)

Ronald Awatt played in 43 games with 21 starts with Tesax-El Paso from 2017 to 2022. He rushed 369 times for 1,781 yards (4.8 yards per carry) and 11 touchdowns with the program. He also caught 17 passes for 235 yards. Over his final 2 years, he had 1,578 rushing yards and 8 touchdowns.

Awatt was signed by the San Fransico 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2023 and was waived in early August.

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Jonathan Clink joined CFL News Hub in early April of 2023. His primary responsibilities are covering the BC Lions and Montreal Alouettes. He self awarded himself the CFL Rookie Journalist of the Year in 2023 following the 2023 CFL season. He also proclaims himself to be a "really cool guy". He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and lived a large portion of his childhood in Northwest Ontario. He currently lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan and misses being being able to have 4 months of skating every winter. Clink has written over 240 articles for CFL News Hub. He was the publication's boots on the ground at the 2023 Grey Cup in Hamilton. Clink has always had an obsession for sport and has a background in other sports as well having played hockey all his life and soccer, basketball, and lacrosse in high school. As a young child he used to log his hockey statistics after every game which is either an indication that he was destined for the role or perhaps and indication that he is rather strange.
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