The Montreal Alouettes announced Thursday by coming to an agreement with three seasons of the quarter Darian Durant, whose rights were acquired in an exchange on January 13.
Durant (5'11 ", 214 lbs.) Played eleven seasons in the CFL, who began his career with the Roughriders in 2006. He was the quarterback when the team won the Grey Cup in 2007, so that 'He was in command of the attack when the team got hold of the title in 2013.
"We are extremely pleased to have come to an agreement with Darian and we look forward to seeing him at the helm of our attack in June," said Alouettes chief executive Kavis Reed. Negotiations were the quickest, as we both looked forward to reaching an agreement and getting down to work together to win a championship in Montreal. "
In 155 career games, including 111 as a starting quarterback, the 34-year veteran completed 2186 of the 3519 assists he attempted for 28,136 yards and 149 touchdowns. He is currently 16th in the history of the CFL for the number of passing yards. He also carried the ball 369 times during his career, which allowed him to win 2888 yards and enter 21 majors. It shows a record of 5-1 as a starting quarter in playoffs.
Last season, the athlete from Florence, South Carolina collected 3468 passing yards, completing 290 of his 431 assists, and scoring 14 touchdown passes. He also scored five majors on the ground, who completed 51 races for 274 yards.
The former Tar Heels of the University of North Carolina also drove the Riders to the Gray Cup game in 2009 and 2010, while the Alouettes defeated them each time. He was named to the West Division All-Star team twice, in both 2009 and 2013.