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Danny Mason is a defensive lineman currently playing for the Ottawa REDBLACKS.
CFL: 1st season
Stamps: 1st season
Signed as a free agent on Oct. 8, 2017.
(Calgary) He made his CFL debut in Game 17 against Edmonton and recorded two defensive tackles and one QB pressure.
First CFL game: Oct. 28, 2017, at Edmonton
Mason made his professional debut in 2014 with the Indoor Football League’s Texas Revolution and later joined the Colorado Ice. On Jan. 1, 2015, he signed a futures contract with the National Football League’s Denver Broncos. He spent part of the 2015 season on the Chicago Bears’ practice roster and was on the injured-reserve list in 2016 before rejoining the Broncos in 2017 and attending Denver’s training camp.
Mason played 40 games as a linebacker over four seasons (2009-12) at Texas A&M-Commerce. He recorded 280 total tackles for the Lions including 115 – 41 solo and 74 assisted – during his senior season. Mason also accumulated 24.5 tackles for loss, six sacks, two forced fumbles, three interceptions including one pick-six and 14 pass breakups. After his senior season, Mason was named the Lone Star Conference’s linebacker of the year and first-team all-conference.
Mason played football and basketball at Shawnee High School in Louisville, Ky.