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BC Lions Sign American RB Jordan Terrell, Released DB Denzel Williams

The BC Lions announced on Thursday that they have signed American running back Jordan Terrell. They have also released American defensive back Denzel Williams.

RB Jordan Terrell – Barton (5’10, 210 lbs, 23 y/o)

Jordan Terell played in 37 games for Barton. He rushed 969 times for 5,487 yards (5.7 yards per carry) and 44 touchdowns with the program. He had over 1,600 rushing yards in each of his last 3 seasons. Terrell also caught 39 passes for 320 yards and 2 touchdowns.

In his final season, he rushed 268 times for 1,732 yards (6.5 average) and 11 touchdowns. In his final game with the program, he rushed for a school record of 403 yards and had 4 touchdowns. 

Terrell was named AFCA Division II All-America Second Team in 2023. He was also named All-South Atlantic Conference twice.

On his pro day, he performed a 4.5-second 40-yard dash, a 4.3-second shuttle, and a 7.17-second 3-cone drill. He also performed a 35-inch vertical,  21 reps on the bench, and a 10-foot broad jump.

DB Denzel Williams – Villanova (5’10, 190 lbs, 26 y/o)

Denzel Williams was originally signed by BC in January. He played for Villanova in 2020 and 2021 where he played in 15 games all of which he started in. He recorded 17 solo tackles, 11 assisted tackles, 7 passes defended, 2 interceptions, and 2 tackles for a loss with the program. He was named to the CAA Commissioner’s Honour Roll Award in the Spring and Fall of 2020 as well as the Spring of 2021.

Before playing at Villanova, Williams played 3 seasons for Sacred Heart where he played in 28 games with 9 starts. At Sacred Heart, he recorded 27 solo tackles and 8 assisted tackles.

Following his collegiate career he signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2022 and was released in mid-August. He was in the USFL in 2023 and appeared in 1 game with the Philadelphia Stars.

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