04/09/2015 03:47 EDT | Updated 06/09/2015 05:59 EDT

Receiver Iannuzzi under contract with Lions through '16 after signing extension

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Lions signed Canadian receiver Marco Iannuzzi to a contract extension through the 2016 season Thursday.

The six-foot-one, 195-pound Iannuzzi is entering his fifth season with the Lions, who selected him in the first round, sixth overall, of the 2011 CFL draft.

Iannuzzi, of Calgary, has appeared in 62 regular-season games with B.C., registering 73 catches for 786 yards and seven touchdowns. He had 11 receptions for 124 yards in 14 games last season also recorded a career-high 401 kickoff return yards on 19 attempts.