Ted Laurent
No. 97     Hamilton Tiger-Cats
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Laurent with the Tiger-Cats in 2022
Born: (1988-01-01) January 1, 1988 (age 34)
Montreal, Quebec
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusNational
Position(s)Defensive tackle
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight305 lb (138 kg)
CollegeMississippi
High schoolMcEachern
(Powder Springs, Georgia)
CFL draft2011 / Round: Supplemental 2
Drafted byEdmonton Eskimos
Career history
As player
20112013Edmonton Eskimos
2014–presentHamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star2014, 2015
CFL East All-Star2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
CFL West All-Star2012
AwardsLew Hayman Trophy (2014)
Career stats

Farell Ted Laurent (born January 1, 1988) is a Canadian football defensive lineman for Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

College career

Laurent played college football for the Ole Miss Rebels.

Professional career

Edmonton Eskimos

Laurent was drafted in the second round in the 2011 CFL supplemental draft, costing the Edmonton Eskimos a second round draft choice in the 2012 CFL Draft.[1] He signed with the team on June 2, 2011.[2] In three seasons with the Eskimos, he played in 48 games where he recorded 65 defensive tackles, 11 sacks, and one force fumble. He became a free agent upon the expiry of his contract on February 11, 2014.[3]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

On June 1, 2014, Laurent signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.[3] In his first season with his new team, he had 22 defensive tackles, nine sacks, and one forced fumble. He was awarded the Lew Hayman Trophy in 2014 for being the most outstanding Canadian player in the East Division.[4]

Personal life

Laurent was born to parents Farell and Yvette Laurent.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Esks select DT Laurent in CFL Supplemental Draft". Edmonton Elks. May 30, 2011.
  2. ^ "Esks agree to terms with 'Ole Miss star". Edmonton Elks. June 2, 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Transactions – Football player trades and signings". Canadian Football League. Retrieved August 10, 2022.
  4. ^ "CFL Player Awards: League Winners". TSN. November 12, 2014.
  5. ^ "Ted Laurent". Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Retrieved August 10, 2022.