ARGOS ADD RUNNING BACK BRANDON BURKS

TORONTO – The Toronto Argonauts announced today that the team has signed international running back Brandon Burks.

Burks, 24, played in 45 games in four seasons at Troy University, recording 2,253 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns on 430 carries while adding 673 yards and three touchdowns on 88 receptions. The 5-9, 208-pound native of Enterprise, Alabama, spent time with the Green Bay Packers and New York Jets after being signed as an undrafted free agent by the Packers. Burks dressed for one regular-season game with the Jets in 2016.

Burks will join the rest of the Argos on Tuesday, April 17, as the team begins a three-day minicamp at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

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Jacob Dearlove Manager, Communications & Content, Toronto Argonauts Football Club
Jacob Dearlove Manager, Communications & Content, Toronto Argonauts Football Club
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The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is a proud member of the Canadian Football League, having captured a league record 17 Grey Cup Championships across a rich 143-year history. The Argonauts take pride in a competitive and exciting on-field product, a relentless effort and involvement in the Toronto community, and a world-class game-day experience at BMO Field.