Official: B.C. Lions sign veteran CFL DL Woody Baron, Ivan McLennan

The B.C. Lions have signed veteran American defensive linemen Woody Baron and Ivan McLennan.

Baron has appeared in all 50 regular season games over the last three seasons with the Montreal Alouettes, racking up 71 defensive tackles, 11 sacks, and one forced fumble. The 28-year-old signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in May 2017 and attended training camp with the team.

In 52 games at Virginia Tech from 2013-16, the Chicago native had 99 total tackles, nine sacks, three fumble recoveries, and two forced fumbles. He recorded a career-best 56 tackles in 14 starts as a senior.

McLennan is back with the Lions after racking up 16 defensive tackles and two sacks over 18 regular season games in 2018. The California native broke into the CFL in 2017 with Montreal where he registered 20 total tackles and a sack in 11 games.

He last suited up in 2019 with the Calgary Stampeders, recording two defensive tackles in as many gamaes.

McLennan played two seasons at El Camino Junior College in Torrance, Calif. and recorded 156 tackles, 4.5 sacks, two interceptions, and one defensive touchdown before transferring to Washington State for his final two years of eligibility. With the Cougars, McLennan had 63 total tackles and 10.5 sacks over 25 total contests.