The Alouettes have announced that they have signed CFL veteran defensive back Ciante Evans to a one-year contract. Evans comes to the Alouettes after playing for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats during the 2021 and 2022 seasons. Montreal has also signed wide receiver Quartney Davis; Davis comes to the CFL after a successful college career at Texas A&M.
Ciante Evans is an American defensive back coming to Montreal after two successful years in Hamilton. During the 2022 season, the 5’11”, 195-pound defensive back produced 26 tackles and one interception. Before coming to Hamilton, Evans played with the Calgary Stampeders from 2015 to 2018 and played in Montreal for the 2019 season.
During his CFL career Evans has played in 87 games and has accumulated 225 tackles and 14 interceptions. Evans During the 2017 and 2018 seasons, Evans was selected as a CFL West Division All-Star. Evans also played for the Salt Lake Stallions of the Alliance of American Football in 2019.
In addition to signing Evans, the Alouettes have also signed Texas A&M receiver Quartney Davis. The 24-year-old, 6’1″, 201-pound receiver comes to the CFL after a successful college career with the Aggies. From 2017 until 2019, Davis accumulated 99 catches for 1,201 yards and 11 touchdowns. In 2020, he declared for the NFL Draft but went undrafted. However, he did get signed by the Minnesota Vikings in 2020 as an undrafted free agent and, after being released, received the opportunity to compete for a position with the Indianapolis Colts.
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