The Ottawa RedBlacks have completed their selections in today’s CFL Expansion Draft.
The Ticats have lost veteran centre Marwan Hage, running back Chevon Walker and fullback John Delahunt.
The 32-year-old Hage was Hamilton’s 14th overall pick in the 2004 CFL Canadian Draft.
Hage spent 10 seasons in Hamilton and was named a CFL All-Star in 2010.
He was also extremely active in the community, launching the Hage’s Heroes program several years ago for children of low-income children in the Hamilton area.
The 26-year-old Delahunt it an Ottawa native you played at the University of Connecticut.
In 2013, his rookie season in the CFL, Delahunt made 9 receptions for 104 yards and 2 touchdowns and was a force as a blocker in the backfield.
The 26-year-old Walker appeared in only a half dozen games this past season and compiled 193 rushing yards and a TD.
Walker played 14 games in his rookie season with the Tiger-Cats in 2012 and ran for 656 yards and 4 touchdowns while adding 27 receptions for 336 yards and 4 touchdowns.
The RedBlacks also took Calgary QB Kevin Glenn and Lions quarterback Thomas DeMarco in round one, as well as Alouettes defensive end Moton Hopkins, Argos defensive lineman Jonathan Williams, Winnipeg receiver Wallace Miles, Roughriders offensive lineman James Lee and Eskimos receiver Carleton Mitchell.
Glenn played with Hamilton from 2009 to 2011, throwing for 70 touchdowns and leading the Ticats to the 2011 Eastern Final.
In round two, Ottawa selected Alouettes fullback Patrick Lavoice, Argos offensive lineman Joe Eppelle, Winnipeg linebacker James Green, Roughriders defensive lineman Keith Shologan, Edmonton offensive lineman Alexander Krausnick, Stampeders offensive lineman J’Michael Deane, and Lions offensive lineman Matt Albright.
In the final round of the Expansion Draft, the RedBlacks selected Montreal linebacker Jordan Verdone, Argos linebacker Jason Pottinger, Winnipeg receiver Rory Kohlert, Saskatchewan defensive tackle Zack Evans, Eskimos defensive end Justin Capiciotti, Calgary safety Eric Fraser and B.C. defensive end Andrew Marshall.