Former Clemson DB signed by CFL's Lions


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Former Clemson DB signed by CFL's Lions

Former Clemson defensive back Crezdon Butler has signed to the practice squad with the CFL's B.C. Lions according to a team release.

Butler was one of the last training camp cuts by the Toronto Argonauts this season. He did not play a game with the Argos in 2019.

In two seasons with the Roughriders (2017-2018), the 32-year old had 70 tackles, two special team tackles, two sacks, and one forced fumble.

Butler has 27 career tackles and two forced fumbles while playing for seven different NFL teams including Pittsburgh (2010), Arizona (2011), Washington (2011-2012), Buffalo (2012-2013), San Diego (2013), Tampa Bay (2014), and Detroit (2015-2016). He appeared in two playoff games with the Chargers in 2013 and played in a total of 46 career NFL games.

He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round (#164 overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. At Clemson, he finished his collegiate career with 166 tackles, two sacks, and eleven interceptions.

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