Montreal Alouettes sign LB Jawuan Johnson, DB Jarnor Jones

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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.