Connect with us

CFL News

Montreal Alouettes Sign American Defensive Back, David Rivers

The Montreal Alouettes signed David Rivers on Wednesday. Rivers has spent time on NFL teams as well as time with the Blue Bombers, XFL, and USFL.

David Rivers played for the New Jersey Generals of the USFL in 2022. He was drafted in the 10th round of the 2022 inaugural USFL draft which was the 2nd round of cornerbacks. He played in 9 games for the Generals contributing 16.5 tackles.

In 2021 Rivers was signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and was primarily on the practice roster. He appeared in 1 game in week 2.

In 2020 David Rivers played in the XFL. He was drafted to the New York Guardians in the 3rd defensive back round. He was later traded to the St. Louis BattleHawks. He started 4 games and contributed 10 tackles prior to the league canceling its season due to covid.

From 2017 to 2019 Rivers appeared on multiple NFL teams primarily on practice squads or in training camps. He spent time with the Green Bay Packers, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Miami Dolphins.

David Rivers played his collegiate football for Youngstown State in the Missouri Valley Football Conference (FCS). In his final year, he contributed 33 tackles in 16 games.

Subscribe to our CFL News Hub YouTube Channel. Get breaking news and the latest CFL news. Plus the CFL Week In Review Podcast.
author avatar
Jonathan Clink Reporter
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.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in CFL News

CFL News Hub