Utes know it: Hamilton Tiger-Cats sign American receiver Derrick Vickers

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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Tuesday the football club has signed American receiver Derrick Vickers.

The 26-year-old played 19 games over two seasons at the University of Utah (2018-19) and made 19 receptions for 202 receiving yards, 20 carries for 94 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown.

The five-foot-eleven, 190-pound native of Bakersfield, Calif. began his collegiate career at Bakersfield College (JUCO) where he played 22 games over his two seasons (2014, 2016) and registered 120 receptions for 1,532 yards and 18 receiving touchdowns before transferring to Utah after the 2016 season.