SHERBROOKE, Que. - The Montreal Alouettes have signed linebacker Chris Ackie, their first-round pick in the 2015 CFL draft, to a three-year deal. The Alouettes selected the six-foot-two, 205-pound native of Cambridge, Ont. with the fourth overall pick.Ackie played four seasons with the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks, amassing 48.5 tackles in eight games last season while adding a sack, an interception and three pass knockdowns.He took part in the rookie mini-camp with the NFL's New York Giants last month.
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