Alouettes re-sign American DB Tyquwan Glass, Canadian OL Landon Rice

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The Montreal Alouettes have re-signed American defensive back Tyquwan Glass and Canadian offensive lineman Landon Rice to new deals.

The six-foot-six, 317-pound Rice will be entering his eighth season in the CFL and third with the Als after five years with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He played nine games for Montreal in 2019.

The Brandon, MB native has played 80 games since his professional debut and helped the Ticats reach the 2014 Grey Cup. He played with the University of Manitoba Bisons from 2007 to 2012 and hoisted the Vanier Cup in his rookie year.

The five-foot-11, 193-pound Glass is on his second stint with Montreal after a season with the Edmonton Football Team in 2019. The 26-year-old led the team with three interceptions, while registering 29 defensive tackles and three knockdowns. The Pasadena, CA native also added five special teams tackles and made four defensive tackles in the Eastern semi-final in Montreal.

In 23 xareer games in the CFL, Glass has amassed 68 defensive tackles, three interceptions and four knockdowns. Collegiately, in two seasons with the Fresno State University Bulldogs, the defensive back totalled 119 tackles, 21 pass deflections, one forced fumble and six interceptions in 23 games.