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May 11, 2018

Bombers sign Canadian QB and 12th overall selection

WINNIPEG, MB., May 11, 2018 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed National quarterback Zack Mahoney, and the team’s 12th overall selection in last week’s CFL Draft, receiver Rashaun Simonise.

Simonise (6-4, 202, University of Calgary, May 31, 1995 in Vancouver, BC) spent three seasons with the Calgary Dinos. In 2015, Simonise had 1,013 yards and 65 catches in eight games played. Simonise was named a First-Team U Sports All-Canadian and was the number one ranked receiver in Canada. In 2016, Simonise signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent.

Mahoney (6’2, 200, Syracuse, May 10, 1995 in LaGrange Park, IL) spent the past three seasons at Syracuse, the last two as the club’s primary backup. Mahoney played in 25 career games, starting nine, and threw for 1,949 yards and 18 touchdowns. He added 100 carries for 242 yards and four touchdowns.