Keeping Score

Mississippi colleges have 10 players in CFL, 6 from Ole Miss

The Canadian Football League kicks off the 2015 this week and there is again no shortage of players who competed at Mississippi Colleges in the nine-team league.

The school with by far the largest representation by this season is Ole Miss with six former Rebels suiting up north of the border.

Former Ole Miss quarterback and offensive coordinator Kent Austin is the head coach of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and he has the largest number of players from Mississippi schools on his roster with four Ole Miss products.

Here's a list of players from Mississippi colleges on CFL rosters:

Name, position - college - CFL team

Emmanuel Arceneaux, WR - Alcorn State - BC Lions

Marcell Young, DB - Jackson State - Edmonton Eskimos

Thaddeus Coleman, OL - MVSU - Edmonton Eskimos (Practice roster)

Tory Harrison, RB - Southern Miss - Calgary Stampeders (Practice roster)

Marshay Green, DB - Ole Miss - Saskatchewan Rougriders 

Nick Brassel, DB - Ole Miss - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Serderius Bryant, LB - Ole Miss - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Ted Laurent, DT - Ole Miss - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Jeremiah Masoli, QB - Ole Miss - Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1-game injured list)

Cliff Coleman, DB - Ole Miss - Montreal Alouettes (Practice roster)


Brandon McDonald, DB - Memphis - Ottawa Redblacks (Native of Collins)

Brandon Bridge, QB - South Alabama - Montreal Alouettes (Ontario native who played at Alcorn State and South Alabama)

Swayze Waters, P/K - UAB - Toronto Argonauts (Jackson native)