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LeGree Leads CFL In Interceptions PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Thursday, 21 August 2014 19:18

It took a while, but former Appalachian State University All-American, Mark LeGree, has finally found a home. LeGree, who was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the firth round of the National Football; League Draft in 2011, is a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. And he also leads the CFL with three interceptions.



LeGree has been a well-traveled man in the professional ranks. After he was among the final cuts made  by the Seahawks, LeGree bounced around from team-to-team before he landed in the CFL.


LeGree played four seasons at Appalachian State and was a three-time All-American for the Mountaineers He recorded five interceptions in 2010, had seven interceptions in 2009, and ten interceptions in 2008. LeGree also holds the school records for career interceptions and most interceptions in a season.


LeGree attended several training camps during his journey in the NFL. In 2013, he was in camp with the Buffalo Bills…He appeared in two preseason games. In 2012, LeGree was in training camp with the San Francisco 49ers. He played one preseason game. He also played two preseason games for the Chicago Bears after joining them late for 2012… In 2011, he played in four preseason games with the Seahawks before he was released. He joined the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad before he spent time with San Francisco and the New York Jets' practice squads.


LeGree signed with the Riders in March.



Photo Courtesy: Mark LeGree, Appalachian State Athletics

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