Ted Laurent is an instantly recognizable part of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats defense. The 300-pound defensive tackle terrorizes opposing quarterbacks with his size, his speed and his belly-rub celebrations. But in Hamilton’s locker room, Laurent is also known as a connection for a rare and delicious snack.

This is the story of how Ted’s top-secret Haitian cookies power Hamilton’s defense.


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See the full story of how the TiCats locker room changed forever the day Laurent arrived in town with his cookies at the top of the page.