Tiger-Cats sign defensive back Davis, running back Harden

The Canadian Press

6/1/2013 5:40:24 PM

HAMILTON, Ont. -- The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed import defensive back Emanuel Davis and import running back Donte Harden on Saturday.

Davis spent parts of last season with the NFL's Cleveland Browns and UFL's Sacramento Mountains.

He had 230 defensive tackles and nine interceptions after four years at East Carolina.

Harden meanwhile finished his NCAA career at Ohio with 391 carries for 1,947 yards and nine rushing touchdowns while catching 48 receptions for 479 yards and four TDs.

As a returner, he ran back 62 kicks for 1,405 yards and a touchdown.

Hamilton also released running back Montel Harris, defensive back Michael Holmes and wide receiver Donovan Varner.