Broncos' Yachison signs with B.C. Lions

By Earl Seitz
December 14, 2015 - 5:00pm Updated: December 14, 2015 - 6:25pm

KAMLOOPS - Former Kamloops Broncos receiver Derek Yachison has signed a multi year contract with the B.C. Lions.

Yachison set a new B.C. Football Conference single season record with 73 receptions for 1026 yards and 14 touchdowns this past sesason.

He also became the leagues new leader in career receptions, hauling in his 168th pass in a game in September and was named the Canadian Junior Football League's outstanding offensive player for the 2015 season.

Yachison attended his second B.C. Lions training camp last June, and continued to practice with the Lions in between Broncos games in the B.C. Football Conference.

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