Sean Thomas Erlington
Sean Thomas Erlington (born July 28, 1992) is a professional Canadian football running back for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted in the eighth round, 66th overall by the Tiger-Cats in the 2017 CFL Draft and he signed with the team on May 24, 2017. He played U Sports football with the Montreal Carabins from 2013 to 2016 where he was a member of the 50th Vanier Cup championship team in 2014.
|No. 31 Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Born:||July 28, 1992|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||217 lb (98 kg)|
|CFL draft||2017 / Round: 8 / Pick: 66|
|Drafted by||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Career highlights and awards|
In the first season of his professional career, Thomas Erlington was largely a special teams contributor, but blossomed into an effective change of pace back and returner in 2018, putting up 218 yards on 34 carries for better than a 6 yard per carry average. He scored two touchdowns during the regular season; a rushing score and a blocked punt recovery for a touchdown. Both scores came against Montreal, although in separate games. During the playoffs, Thomas Erlington had three rushes for 15 yards as well as a receiving touchdown for the Ti-Cats, who reached the East Division finals but were defeated by Ottawa, who advanced to the 106th Grey Cup. Following the season, he was signed to a two year extension. Thomas-Erlington suffered a knee injury early in the 2019 season and underwent surgery on July 10, 2019.
- "Tiger-Cats sign entire 2017 draft class". 24 May 2017.
- "Hamilton Ticats re-sign Canadian receiver/running back Sean Thomas Erlington - The Province". 18 January 2019.
- Staff, TSN ca (2019-07-10). "Hamilton Tiger-Cats RB Thomas Erlington has knee surgery - TSN.ca". TSN. Retrieved 2019-07-11.
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