Montreal Alouettes sign LB Jawuan Johnson, DB Jarnor Jones

The Montreal Alouettes have signed American linebacker Jawuan Johnson and American defensive back Jarnor Jones.

Johnson spent the 2019 season with the Seattle Seahawks after a season with the TCU Horned Frogs, following a transfer from Northern Illinois University.

The six-foot, 223-pound native of East St. Louis, Ill. completed his collegiate career with 214 tackles, 31.5 tackles for losses, five sacks, seven interceptions, and five fumble recoveries. The 25-year-old also knocked down four passes and scored three defensive touchdowns.

Jones is making a return to the Alouettes after registering 23 defensive tackles and 11 special teams tackles with the team in 17 games in 2019.

The six-foot-three, 209-pound defender made 78 tackles and three sacks in 23 games with the Iowa State University Cyclones. The 27-year-old signed deals with the Atlanta Falcons and Winnipeg Blue Bombers prior to his time in Montreal.