(STATS) - Former Sam Houston State quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe, the two-time STATS FCS Walter Payton Award winner, has begun the next chapter of his career in the CFL.

Briscoe is participating in the Edmonton Eskimos' free agent minicamp in Vero Beach, Florida, according to the Huntsville (Texas) Item. He signed a two-year deal with the team in November.

The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Briscoe won the FCS offensive player of the year award in 2016 and '17, passing for 4,602 yards and an FCS-record 57 touchdowns as a junior and 5,003 yards and 45 touchdowns as a senior.

He had surgery to repair a partial tear of the UCL in his throwing arm in January 2018.

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