Canadian Football League

Saturday, January 14, 2006

Former Canadian Football League player signs with Fever

Kennewick - The Tri-Cities Fever have announced the signing of five new players, and the re-signing of seven more.
Wide receiver Quincy Jackson, offensive lineman Lance Brown, defensive back Elton Seals, and defensive linemen Michael Wessel and Doug Harding have been added to the Fever camp roster.
The Fever have re-signed Jarvis Dunn, Paris Moore, Thomas Ford, Kevin Heard, Josh Jelinek, Antar Brame, and C.J. Cheatwood for another season. Other previous signings include quarterback Lemuel Adams and defensive back Perry Jackson.
Quincy Jackson played his college ball at Alabama and was a teammate of Shaun Alexander. Jackson was the last Alabama player to lead the team in receiving two straight seasons (1997-1998). He had 48 catches for 621 yards and four touchdowns his senior season in the run happy Crimson Tide offense.
He signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as a free agent in 1999 and attended training camp.
He was released and then played one season in the Arena Football League with the Albany Firebirds where he had 68 receptions for 954 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2000.
He was then drafted by the Birmingham Bolts of the XFL in 2001. He had 45 receptions for 531 yards (second on the team), and led the team in touchdowns with six. With Vince McMahon closing the XFL doors after just one season, Jackson headed north to the Canadian Football League (CFL).
He spent the next four seasons in the CFL between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Two of the four years he was in the top 15 in the league in receiving.


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