Ticats sign former NFL receiver, returner Isaiah Burse

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed former NFL receiver and returner Isaiah Burse.

Burse appeared in 21 career National Football League games with the Denver Broncos (2014) and San Diego Chargers (2016), returning 44 punts for 307 yards and 10 kick returns for 195 yards. The 5-10, 188-pound native of Modesto, California also spent time on the practice rosters of the Pittsburgh Steelers (2015) and Los Angeles Chargers (2017).

Prior to turning pro, Burse played 52 games over four seasons at Fresno State University (2010-2013), recording 209 receptions for 2,503 yards and 15 receiving touchdowns, while adding 32 carries for 191 yards and four rushing touchdowns. He also returned 126 kickoffs for 2,835 yards, and 29 punts for 344 yards and two punt return touchdowns as Bulldog, and was named to the Mountain West All-Academic team in his senior year.