February 9, 2021

Argos add 1000-Yard Running Back John White

TORONTO – The Toronto Argonauts announced today the team has signed American RB John White.

White, 29, had his first 1,000-yard rushing season in 2019 for the B.C. Lions after carrying the ball 192 times for 1,004 yards and seven touchdowns, while adding 46 receptions for 341 yards and one receiving touchdown in 16 games. The 5’8, 195-pound tailback spent his first four CFL seasons in Edmonton (2013-2014, 2016-2017) where he was named a CFL All-Star in 2014 after rushing for 852 yards, two touchdowns and catching 17 balls for 182 yards and another major. The California native played seven games for Hamilton in 2018 before his move to the West coast in 2019. For his career, the University of Utah product has accumulated 3,514 rushing yards with 21 touchdowns on the ground and 183 receptions for 1,128 receiving yards and five scores through the air.

The team also announced they have released American DB Obinna Iheoma.