Blue Bombers add two to roster
WINNIPEG, MB., January 5, 2022 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the team has signed American defensive tackle JoJo Wicker and national defensive back Malcolm Thompson.
Wicker (6-2, 290, Arizona State, Virginia Tech, June 9, 1996 in Long Beach, CA) totaled 102 tackles, 32 for loss, 12.5 sacks, and four forced fumbles in three seasons at Arizona State. He went on to spent time with Detroit and Washington in the NFL.
Thompson (5-11, 200, Wilfrid Laurier, September 12, 1995 in Windsor, ON) played two games for Hamilton in 2021, recording two special teams tackles. Thompson was a three-time Ontario University Athletics All-Star at Wilfrid Laurier University, earning first-team honours in 2016 and a second-team nod in both 2015 and 2019. He was also a first-team all-Canadian in 2016. In 31 career games with the Golden Hawks, Thompson recorded 120.5 total tackles, nine interceptions, two sacks, eight knockdowns, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries.