February 14, 2023

Boatmen Sign American DB Adarius Pickett

Ottawa Redblacks Devonte Williams is crushed by Montreal Alouettes Adarius Pickett during 1st half CFL action in Montreal on Friday September 2 2022. (CANADIAN PRESS PHOTO - Peter McCabe )

TORONTO – The Toronto Argonauts Football Club announced today the team has signed American DB Adarius Pickett.

Pickett, 26, played 16 games for Montreal in 2022 and was voted the Alouettes Most Outstanding Defensive Player after recording 73 defensive tackles, seven special teams tackles, four sacks, one interception, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. The 5’11, 210lb native of California came to the CFL after being signed by Montreal in June of 2021 and would play 14 games that season, tallying another 35 total tackles, one sack, one interception and one forced fumble. The UCLA product spent 2019-2020 in the NFL with New England, Chicago and Los Angeles.