Hamilton Tiger-Cats agree to terms with Canadian receiver Llevi Noel

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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have agreed to terms with Canadian receiver Llevi Noel, according to sources.

The 31-year-old played 11 games for the Edmonton Elks in 2022, hauling in his only target for nine yards and registering six special teams tackles. He was traded from the Ottawa Redblacks six games into the season, with Edmonton also sending their seventh-round selection in the 2023 CFL Draft to the nation’s capital in exchange for an eighth-rounder.

Originally selected in the fourth round of the 2016 CFL Draft by the Toronto Argonauts, Noel has played six seasons in the CFL. In 91 career games, he has recorded 83 receptions for 878 yards and four touchdowns. However, his biggest impact has come on special teams in past seasons, amassing 79 tackles and a fumble recovery for a touchdown.

Prior to his time in the CFL, Toronto, Ont. native played for the University of Toronto and was named a second-team All-Canadian in 2014. He later left school and played with the Windsor AKO Fratmen of the CJFL.

J.C. Abbott is a University of British Columbia graduate and high school football coach. He covers the CFL, B.C. Lions, CFL Draft and the three-down league's Global initiative.