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CFL: Vernon Adams Jr. puts down roots in Vancouver

LCF: Vernon Adams son roots in Vancouver


Former Montreal Alouettes quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. signed a contract extension with the BC Lions on Wednesday. 

The 30-year-old athlete now has a contract valid until the conclusion of the 2024 season.

“I am excited and honored to play behind the center of this great organization and also to have the chance to get two more years in the company of the other key players of the club,” said Adams Jr., whose remarks were reported by the Lions website.

The British Columbia organization obtained the services of the quarterback in a trade made with the Alouettes on August 31. In return, the Sparrows got their hands on a first-round pick in the 2023 draft.

Adams Jr. played eight games with the Lions last year. He completed 118 of 180 passes he attempted for 1,504 yards and six touchdowns. He also amassed 129 yards with his legs.

The American started this campaign as a starter for the “Als”. However, he was replaced by Trevor Harris during the second game of the season and was never able to get his job back.

Adams Jr. started his CHL career with the Alouettes in 2016 The following year, he had a brief stint with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, before returning to Montreal in 2018.

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