The Edmonton Eskimos have signed non-import wide receiver Shamawd Chambers who was selected in the first round (6th overall) in the 2012 CFL Canadian Draft, the club announced today. Chambers has recently signed for two years and an option.
Chambers played his college football at Wilfrid Laurier University for the Golden Hawks. He received OUS Men's football Second Team All-Star honours in 2008, 2010, and 2011. In 37 career games with the Golden Hawks he recorded 151 receptions for 2068 yards, 18 touchdowns, and five tackles. He spent time on the return game as well, returning 26 kick-offs for 587 yards and one touchdown; as well as 27 punt returns for 237 yards.
Shamawd Chambers says, "I am extremely happy to be in the city of champions and I am excited to play for General Manager Eric Tillman and Head Coach Kavis Reed. I want to thank them for all of their support throughout the entire process. I look forward to getting on the field and earning my stripes."