April 16, 2019

Argos add INT LB Kennan Gilchrist

TORONTO – The Toronto Argonauts announced today the club has signed International LB Kennan Gilchrist.

Gilchrist, 24, most recently spent time with the San Antonio Commanders of the AAF as well as the 2017 and 2018 off-seasons with the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans respectively, playing through the NFL pre-season in each year before being part of the team’s final cuts. The six-foot-two, 225-pound linebacker from Abbeville, South Carolina was a four-year player at Appalachian State (2013-2016), piling up 253 total tackles, 24.5 tackles for loss, seven sacks and four forced fumbles in 50 games. Gilchrist was a Southern Conference All-Freshman honouree in 2013, honourable-mention All-Sun Belt Conference selection in 2014 and Sun Belt Conference Second-Team defense honouree in 2016.