CFL veteran wide receiver joins Esks
(Edmonton) The Edmonton Eskimos have signed non-import wide receiver Kamau Peterson, the club announced today. Last season, he played 16 games for the Tiger-Cats and hauled in 51 catches for 567 yards and one touchdown. Peterson is entering his seventh year in the CFL. He was drafted by the Calgary Stampeders in the first round (6th overall) of the 2001 CFL Canadian College Draft. During his CFL career he has played in Calgary (2001-2003), Winnipeg (2004-2005) and Hamilton (2005-2006). He won a Grey Cup his rookie season with Calgary in 2001. Peterson attended the Green Bay Packer training camp in 2003 and played for the Arena Football League’s Colorado Crush in the spring of 2004.
Peterson played four years at New Hampshire where he was also on the university’s basketball team for two years and was a member of the track & field team. He holds the America East triple jump record and was a three-time conference champion. Peterson grew up in Ontario and was on both the Canadian Junior Track and Field team and the Ontario Junior Basketball team.
Born: September 16, 1978 – Los Angeles, CA
Height: 6-1 Weight: 195
Yrs Esks: 1st
Yrs CFL: 7th
CFL Career: 96
Grey Cup: 1 (with Calgary in 2001)
just thougth y'all might like to know where he ended up...I'm not terribly excited about it, but I guess he deserves a shot