Nearly 10 months have passed since former TCU running back B.J. Catalon announced that he would opt out of his senior year and declare for the NFL. After spending that time frame without a team, it looks like Catalon has found his place in America's northern neighbor.
Catalon has signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. He joins the team along with former North Carolina defensive lineman Ethan Farmer and Southeast Missouri wide receiver Spencer Davis.
It came as a surprise to some fans when news first broke that Catalon wouldn't finish his time at TCU. He had racked up 1,644 rushing yards in his career with 18 total touchdowns, both rushing and receiving. But his junior season came to a halt last year after he suffered a concussion at the West Virginia game. He missed the rest of the season, but once he recovered, some expected him to pair with Aaron Green to make for an insanely talented corps of running backs. Instead, Catalon decided to go pro.
Catalon found himself undrafted but managed to get the attention of the Dallas Cowboys. He had a brief stint with the Cowboys, participating in rookie minicamp at Valley Ranch in May. However, he ultimately didn't make the team.
But now, Catalon is Canada-bound, off to hopefully make a name for himself in the country that has maple syrup and the better view of Niagara Falls. You never know, he might make his way back to the NFL eventually. Whatever the case, Frogs fans won't quickly forget his legacy at TCU, especially plays like this one: