RedBlacks sign former Arena League defender

Former Boise State Broncos' defensive back Jerrell Gavins #4 makes a tackle again Michigan State in...

Former Boise State Broncos' defensive back Jerrell Gavins #4 makes a tackle again Michigan State in this 2010 file photo. (AFP)

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The Ottawa RedBlacks have added a former Arena Football League defender and NCAA Boise State grad to their roster.

Defensive back Jerrell Gavins is the fourth player to sign with the expansion CFL club this week.

The 5-foot-8, 178-lb. Gavins was a defensive leader with the Boise State Broncos of the Mountain West Conference of NCAA. He has professional experience with the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League and had a tryout at rookie mini-camp this year with the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers.



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