HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - One-time University of Hawaii stand-out and reigning C.F.L. Most Outstanding Player Solomon Elimimian suffered a torn achilles tendon on Saturday and will have surgery to repair the injury, the B.C. Lions said in a press release on Sunday.
Elimimian, who set a Canadian Football League record for tackles in 2014, suffered the injury in a game against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
The Lions indicated that Elimimian had been placed on the teams's six-game injured list.
Elimimian played for the Warriors between 2005 and 2008. He remains the team's all-time leading tackler.