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August 17, 2015

Esks Sign Pair of RBs

Dale MacMillan

 

The Edmonton Eskimos have signed running backs Rob Hollomon and Greg Morris to the practice roster.

6- Rob Hollomon
Running Back (international)
College: Central Connecticut
Born: Jan. 17, 1991 – Philadelphia, PA
Height: 5.08
Weight: 170

In three seasons (2012-14) with the Blue Devils, Hollomon recorded 725 carries for 3,672 yards with 30 touchdowns, 82 receptions for 773 yards with two touchdowns, 55 kick returns for 1,300 yards with one touchdown and 13 punt returns for 63 yards. Prior to Central Connecticut, he attended Kent State (2011), recording 14 carries for 94 yards in 12 games.

19 – Greg Morris
Running Back (national)
College: New Mexico Military
Born: March 4, 1992 – Toronto, ON
Height: 5.11
Weight: 200

In 10 games with New Mexico Military Institute, Morris recorded 151 carries for 995 yards with seven touchdowns, 11 receptions for 153 yards with one touchdown and three kick returns for 53 yards. A former Westshore Rebel (2011-12), Morris was named an Outstanding Rookie in 2011 and Outstanding Offensive Back, BCFC All-Star and CJFL All Canadian in 2012.

The Edmonton Eskimos also announced the release of international defensive lineman Torrey Davis. Davis signed as a free agent on April 30, 2015.