Alumnus Neil King signed to Eskimos

The Edmonton Eskimos have signed defensive back Neil King.

King was originally selected by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 2013 CFL Draft. He has since recorded 15 tackles and one quarterback sack in 41 career games.

Prior to entering the league, he played four seasons at Saint Mary’s University (2009-12). King registered 75 tackles and two interceptions as a Husky. In 2011 and 2012, he earned AUS All-Star honours and participated in the 2012 East-West Bowl as a member of the East Team.

The Edmonton native also played five seasons with the Edmonton Wildcats Junior Football Club (2006-10). He was a team captain and a member of the Leadership Committee.

 He is the younger brother of Eskimos long snapper Ryan King.

Source: Edmonton Eskimos