Toronto Argonauts Announce First Off Season Re-Signings & Additions

(© imago images) CFL: 2022 CFL Grey Cup Championship-Toronto Argonauts at Winnipeg Blue Bombers Nov 20, 2022 Regina, Saskatchewan, CAN Toronto Argonauts quarterback Chad Kelly 12 hands the ball off to running back Andrew Harris 33 against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the second half. The Argonauts defeated the Blue Bombers to win the 2022 Grey Cup Championship at Mosaic Stadium. Toronto won 24-23. Regina Mosaic Stadium Saskatchewan

The CFL Champion Toronto Argonauts have announced their first wave of re-signings and player additions this offseason. The team disclosed that they have re-signed 13 players from their Grey Cup winning squad and added 5 new players to the roster.

Most of the re-signings were made on team option decisions for young players who were not expected to become unrestricted free agents. Some of the familiar faces who will be re-joining the team next year include long-snapper Maxime Latour and wide receiver Jeremiah Haydel.

Full List of Re-Signed Players

LB Enoch Penney-Laryea

DL Michael Pezzuto

TE Chase Arseneau

FB Joe Carbone

OL Braydon Noll

DL Simeon Okonta-Wariso

DB Jonathan Edouard

OL Dylan Giffen

WR Jeremiah Haydel

DB Caleb Holden

LB Daniel Kwamou

LS Max Latour

New Additions to the Argos

As mentioned before, the team also signed 5 new players to the roster; two running backs, one offensive lineman, one wide receiver and a linebacker.

RB Adam Cofield- Played with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers for 14 games, rushing for 373 yards and four touchdowns. Cofield also notched 22 receptions for 176 receiving yards. 

Before his time in Kentucky, Cofield attended North Dakota State, where he was part of the team that won three consecutive FCS National Championships. It should be noted that Cofield’s father is Tim Cofield, the three-time CFL All-Star who won a Grey Cup with Toronto back in 1996.

RB Quay Holmes- The 24-year old running back was able to tally a total of 4,264 yards and 45 touchdowns in 43 games with East Tennessee State, between 2017-2021. In that stretch Holmes had rushed for over 1,000 yards twice, including a record for East Tennessee State with 1,553 yards in his Senior year.

OL Aron Johnson– Johnson spent a short amount of time with the Baltimore Ravens back in May of this year and then was added to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats practice roster later in June. The 23 year old is 6’6, 300 pounds and was named Second Team All-Conference as a Senior for South Dakota University.  

WR Will Vereen– Vareen spent three seasons with South Carolina State University (2018-2021), where he caught 80 balls for 1,081 yards. This included six touchdowns over this 29 game period for the Bulldogs.

LB Casey Williams– Linebacker Casey Williams comes into the team after a very successful tenure with the Stony Brook Seawolves between 2018 and 2021. Williams was able to make 136 tackles, with 9.5 sacks and one forced fumble over his 39 games with the team. 

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