Wondy Pierre-Louis, Markihe Anderson helped win two national titles
By CHRIS WHITE
The Columbus Lions announced the signing of three players Friday, including former Florida Gators players Wondy Pierre-Louis and Markihe Anderson.
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The Lions also signed former South Florida tight end Ben Busbee, who is expected to play fullback or offensive line for Columbus.
Pierre-Louis (6-foot-1, 185 pounds) won two national championships with Florida, where he played from 2006-09 and amassed 71 tackles and three interceptions. He also was a member of the Florida track team. He worked out for the New York Giants and Baltimore Ravens.
Anderson (5-9, 180) also won two national titles with Florida from 2006-09 and had 63 tackles, a sack and an interception with the Gators. He was invited to a Jacksonville Jaguars minicamp.
Busbee (6-4, 245) was a blocking tight end at USF but had 16 catches for 212 yards and four touchdowns in his career. He redshirted in 2005 and played for the Bulls from 2006-09.
The Lions open the 2011 season March 20 at the Alabama Hammers in Huntsville, Ala., and open their home schedule March 27 against the Richmond Raiders.