- Associated Press - Thursday, May 28, 2015

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - University of North Dakota standout cornerback and punt returner Alex Tillman has signed a professional contract with the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League.

Tillman on Thursday was joining other first-year players at a three-day minicamp. The full team reports to camp on Monday.

Tillman transferred to UND from the University of Houston for his final collegiate season. He was named all-conference punt returner in the Big Sky conference and was honorable mention at cornerback.

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