Stampeders sign former University of Cincinnati linebacker Jarell White

Courtesy: University of Cincinnati Athletics

The Calgary Stampeders have signed American linebacker Jarell White.

The five-foot-10. 205-pound White played four years at the University of Cincinnati and earned first-team all-American Athletic Conference honours as a senior in 2020 after leading the Bearcats with 77 tackles, including eight tackles for loss while adding two sacks and two interceptions.

In 49 career games with the Bearcats, White accumulated 247 tackles, 25 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, four interceptions including one pick-six, four forced fumbles and nine passes defended.

The 22-year-old Cincinnati native ran a 4.58 forty-yard time at his pro day in March. He also produced a 4.35 shuttle, 7.21 three-cone, 35-inch vertical, 10-foot-five-inch broad jump, and reppped 225 pounds 22 times.