May 8, 2019


The Calgary Stampeders have signed a trio of international defensive linemen – Kevin Prosser, Tee Sims and Darnell Thompson.

Here is more information on the players, who will report for rookie camp next week at McMahon Stadium:

Kevin Prosser
Defensive lineman
College: Wyoming
Height: 6.02
Weight: 227
Born: Apr. 30, 1997
Birthplace: Aurora, CO

Prosser played 47 games over four seasons at Wyoming. He recorded 90 career tackles as a member of the Cowboys including 20 tackles for loss and also had 11.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, one interception and four pass breakups. The interception came in a 2017 game against Utah State, with Prosser returning the ball 28 yards for a touchdown.

Tee Sims
Defensive lineman
College: Appalachian State
Height: 6.03
Weight: 250
Born: Feb. 19, 1995
Birthplace: Covington, GA

Sims played three seasons at Appalachian State and played 26 games including 13 starts for the Mountaineers. For his collegiate career, he recorded 83 total tackles including 25.5 tackles for loss and 16.5 sacks. Sims earned first-team all-Sun Belt Conference honours as a senior after recording 9.5 sacks and 13.5 tackles for loss in 10 games. He transferred to Appalachian State from Georgia Military College, where he played two seasons.

Darnell Thompson
Defensive lineman
College: Colorado State
Height: 6.04
Weight: 280
Born: Apr. 19, 1994
Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

In 31 games including 25 starts over three seasons at Colorado State, Thompson recorded 66 total tackles including 8.5 tackles for loss. Thompson also had 3.5 sacks and two pass breakups. He started his collegiate career at Highland Community College in Highland, Kan., and recorded 13 tackles, one sack and two fumble recoveries.