Lions ink international receivers Levi Norwood and Darrin Peterson


(Vancouver) The BC Lions Football Club today announced that international receivers Levi Norwood and Darrin Peterson have signed with the team.

Norwood (6’0”, 195) joins the Leos following NFL stops in Chicago, Denver and most recently Pittsburgh in 2016. The Baylor grad compiled a significant collegiate resume at one of the NCAA’s most notable programs of late. A talented receiver and extremely dangerous kick returner, he appeared in 49 games over four years at Baylor recording 1,626 yards on 128 receptions with 11 majors. A threat to score each time he touched the ball, Levi was an All-Big 12 honorable mention as kickoff and punt returner in both 2013 and 2014 and earned an All-Big 12 selection as a receiver 2013.

Peterson (6’2”, 215) brings his talents north following a successful run at Liberty University where he tallied 214 receptions for 3,154 yards and 27 touchdowns over 42 career appearances. He enjoyed a record-setting junior year in 2014 with single-season school marks of 85 receptions and 1,379 receiving yards along with 12 touchdowns. Darrin was an undrafted signing of the Chicago Bears last year and attended training camp with the club.