Eskimos extend Canadian kicker Hugh O’Neill

The Eskimos have signed national kicker Hugh O’Neill through the 2018 season.

O’Neill spent the 2017 season as a member of the Green and Gold where he appeared in 13 games and converted nine of 13 field goals and eight of 10 PATs. O’Neill also had 73 punts for 3,291 yards and 62 kickoffs for 3,608 yards, four singles, and two tackles. In two playoff games, O’Neill recorded 12 punts for 559 yards and one single, as well as, 11 kickoffs for 655 yards.

O’Neill has appeared in 31 career games for the Eskimos, Tiger-Cats, and Lions where he has converted 47 of 65 field goals, punted 157 times for 6,923 yards, and had 73 kickoffs for 4,263 yards.

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