Lions sign former Notre Dame running back Amir Carlisle

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Former Notre Dame running back Amir Carlisle

(Vancouver) The BC Lions Football Club today announced that international running back Amir Carlisle has signed with the team.

Carlisle (5’10”, 195) saw action in 37 games at both running back and receiver while at Notre Dame from 2012 to 2015 tallying 60 carries 288 yards on the ground with another 62 receptions for 690 yards through the air and 998 more on 46 kick returns. He was an undrafted free agent signing of the Arizona Cardinals in 2016 and attended training camp with the club.   

The newly signed running back will be on the field for mini-camp at the club’s Surrey practice facility from Wednesday, April 26 to Friday, April 28.