The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have added a pair of import hopefuls to compete for a spot in a questionable secondary and a non-import receiver, the local CFL club announced yesterday.
Darrius Battles is a 5-foot-11, 188-pound University of Louisiana at Monroe product who led his team with 10 pass knockdowns in his senior year. Patrick Body is a 6-foot-2, 198-pound Toledo product who has been with both the NFL's Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions.
Ivan Birungi is a 6-foot-4, 225-pound pass catcher who was born in Swaziland and played for Acadia where he earned back-to-back AUS Conference MVP honours. Birungi, 25, was drafted by Montreal in 2006.