February 13, 2015

Esks Add Pair

Dale MacMillan

The Edmonton Eskimos have signed international linebacker Shane Horton and international wide receiver/kick returner Eric Page.

Shane Horton
Horton spent the last two seasons with the Toronto Argonauts where he recorded 59 defensive tackles, 19 special teams tackles, five quarterback sacks and four fumble recoveries.

In four seasons (2008-11) at the University of Southern California, Horton recorded 99 tackles. Prior to USC, he spent the 2007 season at UNLV at safety, recording 35 tackles and one interception.

Linebacker (international)
College: Southern California
Born: July 25, 1988 – Chatsworth, CA
Height: 6.01
Weight: 215
Years in CFL: 2

Eric Page
In three years (2009-11) at the University of Toledo, Page recorded 306 receptions for 3,446 yards and 25 touchdowns. He also returned 80 kicks for 2,184 yards and four touchdowns and 46 punts for 365 yards and one touchdown. In 2011, he earned first-team All-MAC honours at wide receiver, kick returner and punt returner.

Page also spent time with the NFL’s Denver Broncos and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Wide Receiver/Kick Returner (international)
College: Toledo
Born: Sept. 23, 1991 – Toledo
Height: 5.10
Weight: 180