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Berger signs with the Stamps

Adam Berger of Simon Fraser carries the ball during the 2012 season. The Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary graduate has signed with the CFL
Adam Berger of Simon Fraser carries the ball during the 2012 season. The Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary graduate has signed with the CFL's Calgary Stampeders.
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Cloverdale's Adam Berger has signed a contract with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Berger, a former defensive back with Simon Fraser University, was selected by the Stampeders 30th overall in the fourth round of the 2012 CFL Canadian draft.

A graduate of Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary, Berger spent three seasons with Simon Fraser, recording 87 tackles, 60 assisted tackles while intercepting eight passes. He returned three interceptions for touchdowns.

His last season with Simon Fraser was in 2012, when he was credited with 48.5 tackles, 3.5 of which were for a loss. He also had a quarterback sack, two interceptions and three fumble recoveries.

He played quarterback in high school, leading the Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers to the semifinals of the Senior AA provincial playoffs. He was named Player of the Year.

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