Miami Dolphins Sign CFL Linebacker Mark Restelli to Contract

January 15, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Miami Dolphins have signed Canadian Football League linebacker Mark Restelli to a future contract, according to Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

The news comes just one day after it was reported the team is one of four teams negotiating a contract with wide receiver Emmanuel Arceneaux of the CFL's BC Lions.

A two-year veteran of the CFL, Restelli (6'2", 215) played college football at Cal Poly, where he was an honorable mention All-Great West selection as a junior in 2007.

In 44 starts for the Mustangs, Restelli racked up 267 tackles (16.5 for a loss), three sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, three interceptions (one returned for a touchdown), 14 passes defended and one blocked kick in 46 games (44 starts).

After going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft, Restelli signed with the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos. He started 17 games during his rookie season, recording 58 defensive tackles (three for a loss), 16 special teams ...

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