February 03, 2006 14:49 ET

Two More Quebecers Join the Alouettes: Martin Gagnon and Christian Leibl-Cote are Invited to Camp

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 3, 2006) - Montreal Alouettes' Vice President and General Manager Jim Popp announced today that two Quebecers have signed new contracts with the Alouettes and are expected at training camp.

Linebacker Martin Gagnon (6', 215 lbs.) played six games with the Ottawa Renegades in 2005 after attending training camp with the Edmonton Eskimos in 2004. He was drafted in the fifth round, 44th overall by Edmonton in 2004. Gagnon played his university football at Laval, where he won two national championships between 2001 and 2004. He spent his college years at Cegep Vieux-Montreal. The 25-year-old has signed a one-year contract plus an option.

Leibl-Cote (6'3", 275 lbs.) spent a few weeks on the Alouettes' practice roster in 2005. In 2004, he attended training camp with the Ottawa Renegades, who drafted him in the second round, 12th overall in 2004. Originally from Quebec, Leibl-Cote played his university football at New Hampshire. He played his college ball at the Champlain College, Lennoxville, where he was named Most Outstanding Offensive Player and was a 1999 All-Star. The 25-year-old guard signed for two-years plus an option.

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