MTU football player signs with CFL team

TORONTO, Ont. — Former Michigan Tech football player Austin Roy (Lively, Ont.) has signed a professional contract with the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts.

Roy started all 11 games for Tech at right tackle last fall, helping the Huskies to a 9-2 record and the program’s second NCAA Playoffs berth. The Huskies averaged 404 yards of total offense per game and ranked among the GLIAC leaders in scoring, total offense, rushing and passing.

For his career, the 6-3, 305-pound Roy played in 19 career games.

Training camp for the CFL is underway, with preseason games beginning June 8 and the regular season running June 25-Nov. 8.

Information Courtesy of MTU Athletics