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Montreal Alouettes Sign DB Macon Clark, Release LB C.J. Avery

The Montreal Alouettes announced on Wednesday the signing of American defensive back Macon Clark. They have released American linebacker C.J. Avery.

DB Macon Clark – Tulane (24 y/o, 6’0, 185lbs)

Macon Clark played for Tulane from 2018 to 2022 playing in 59 games with 34 starts. He contributed 154 solo tackles, 50 assisted tackles, 18.5 tackles for a loss, 18 passes defended, 9 interceptions, 4 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, and 2 touchdowns with the program. He was named Phil Steele All-AAC Third Team in 2021. He was First Team All-AAC in 2022.

Clark signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2023. He was waived during final roster cuts and re-signed to the practice squad. He was released from the Bears on October 4, 2023.

LB C.J. Avery – Louisville (24 y/o, 5’11, 227lbs)

C.J. Avery was signed by the Montreal Alouettes this past January. He played for Louisville from 2017 to 2021 where he played in 59 games with 42 starts. He made 199 solo tackles, 150 assisted tackles, 8.5 sacks, 19 passes defended, 3 interceptions, and 2 forced fumbles with the program.

Avery signed with the Chicago Bears in 2022 as an undrafted free agent although he was waived from injured reserve on August 12 of 2022. He played for the Vegas Vipers in 2023 where he made 35 solo tackles, 27 assisted tackles, and an interception over 10 games.

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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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