Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-sign three receivers, including club top rookie Acklin

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HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have re-signed American wide receivers Jaelon Acklin, Marcus Tucker and Jalin Marshall.

Acklin, 25, was named the Ticats' most outstanding rookie in 2019 after registering 58 receptions for 708 yards and three touchdowns in 17 games.

The 6-2, 190-pound native of Mountain View, Mo., led eligible rookie wide receivers in targets (74), receptions and receiving yards, and was fourth in receiving touchdowns.

Tucker, 28, posted 38 receptions for 475 yards and two touchdowns with Hamilton in 2019, his first season in the CFL.

Marshall, 25, played eight games with the Ticats in 2019, accumulating eight receptions for 139 yards, one carry for five rushing yards and a touchdown, and two kickoff returns for 23 yards.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 2, 2021.

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