TORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is pleased to announce that it
has signed a pair of USC Trojan alumni, DL Kyle Moore and DB Kevin Thomas, to join the team’s defence. This will be the first time the two newest Boatmen will be on a roster together for the first time since winning the Rose Bowl championship in 2008.
Kyle Moore joins the Argos after a five year career in the NFL. Drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 4th round (117th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft, Moore totalled 28 tackles in 15 games over his first two seasons (2009-10). During 2011 and 2012, Moore played for the Buffalo Bills where he recorded 28 tackles and three sacks in 12 games. Prior to his NFL career, Moore was a four-year player for the USC Trojans (2005-08), tallying 76 tackles, seven sacks, two interceptions, and three Rose Bowl championships. Most recently, Moore spent time with the Chicago Bears.
Kevin Thomas was signed by the Indianapolis Colts after being drafted in the 3rd round (94th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft. Thomas made his NFL debut in 2011, playing in nine games with five starts, recording 20 tackles and 13 special teams tackles. He played five years at USC and recorded his best season as a senior with 57 tackles and 11 passes defended, and was named Second-Team All Pac-10 (2009). He helped lead his collegiate teams to three Rose Bowl championships and one Emerald Bowl championship.