Signing Calgary Stampeders re-sign Ben D'Aguilar

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  1. Madman

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    Calgary Stampeders general manager John Hufnagel is pleased to announce the re-signing of national defensive lineman and special-teamer Ben D’Aguilar. He was set to become a free agent on Feb. 9. As per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

    In 2015, his third season with the Red and White, D’Aguilar appeared in nine regular-season games and recorded four tackles, one special-teams tackle and one fumble recovery. The Hamilton, Ont., product saw action in both of the Stamps’ playoff contests and made a pair of special-teams tackles.

    “Ben has battled through injuries during his time with the Stamps but when he’s been on the field, he’s shown the ability to be a difference-maker on special teams,” said Hufnagel. “I look forward to seeing him play a full season and for him to be a contributor both on special teams and on defence.

    In 31 career regular-season games, D’Aguilar has 25 special-teams tackles, two defensive tackles, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble. He was Calgary’s second-round draft selection in 2013 after a standout career at McMaster University.

    “Calgary is home for me now and I’m very happy to be staying home,” said D’Aguilar. “I’m eagerly awaiting the new season.”

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