Unger contract: Ticats re-sign Canadian receiver David Ungerer III

Photo courtesy: Hamilton Tiger-Cats/Arthur Ward

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have re-signed national receiver David Ungerer III.

The 26-year-old Ungerer III appeared in all 14 regular season games for Hamilton during the shortened schedule in 2021, collecting 15 receptions for 187 yards and one touchdown. The five-foot-10, 171-pound athlete added 10 punt returns for 85 yards and four kickoff returns for 79 yards in his sophomore CFL season.

The native of Pullman, Washington was initially drafted by the Ticats in the second round, 11th overall during the 2019 CFL Draft. Through two seasons, Ungerer has played in 24 games and accumulated 17 receptions for 231 yards and one touchdown, 12 punt returns for 100 yards and four kickoff returns for 79 yards.

Prior to joining the Tiger-Cats, Ungerer played 47 games over four seasons (2014, 2016-2018) at the University of Idaho, recording 122 receptions for 1,251 yards and 10 receiving touchdowns, two carries for seven yards and one rushing touchdown, 36 punts returned for 341 yards and one punt return touchdown, while also returning 14 kickoffs for 232 yards.