February 11, 2020

Stampeders Sign Branden Dozier

The Calgary Stampeders have signed American defensive back Branden Dozier, a three-year CFL veteran who has played 51 career games for the Montreal Alouettes and BC Lions. Dozier accepted the Stamps’ qualifying offer during the CFL’s newly introduced negotiation window.

Branden Dozier
Defensive back
College: UNC-Charlotte
Height: 5.11
Weight: 201
Born: Nov. 28, 1993
Birthplace: Topeka, KS

Dozier joined the Alouettes in 2017 and played 35 games for Montreal, earning an East Division all-star nod in 2018. He signed with BC in June of 2019 and started 16 games for Lions, leading the team with 70 tackles.

In 51 games, he has 220 tackles including two tackles for loss, 40 special-teams tackles, two sacks, six interceptions, 11 knockdowns, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery that he returned for a touchdown.

In college, Dozier played 22 games over two seasons at UNC-Charlotte and posted 135 tackles including 2.5 tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries, two interceptions and 15 passes defended. As a junior in 2014, he became the first 49er to score on an interception return and a fumble return.

He began his college career at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kans., and helped lead the Grizzlies to a 20-3 record and back-to-back conference championships.