3 Key Points:
- Rodney Randle Jr. joins Calgary Stampeders following NFL stint.
- Randle brings extensive experience from CFL and collegiate football.
- The signing bolsters the Stampeders’ defensive backfield for the new season.
Calgary Stampeders Announce New Signing
The Calgary Stampeders have bolstered their defensive lineup with the acquisition of American defensive back Rodney Randle Jr. The team officially announced the signing recently, signaling their intent to strengthen their secondary squad.
Randle’s Professional Football Journey
Randle, standing at five-foot-ten and weighing 170 pounds, has a professional track record including an attempt to break into the NFL with the New England Patriots in 2023. Despite making an impact in pre-season games, he didn’t make the final team roster.
Before his NFL aspirations, Randle had an active presence in the Canadian Football League. The Beaumont, Texas native has seen action with both the Montreal Alouettes and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, amassing commendable stats over his 23 game CFL tenure.
Career Highlights and Expectations
Throughout Randle’s CFL career, he has secured 58 defensive tackles, 11 special teams tackles, four interceptions, and seven pass deflections. His college tenure at Lamar University adds further credibility, showcasing his ability to maintain consistent performance levels.
Randle’s previous experiences playing for the San Diego Chargers and the Tampa Bay Vipers of the XFL demonstrate the versatility and adaptability he brings to the Stampeders.
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