Aarion Penton enters his first season as a Massachusetts Pirate after signing with the team in November 2020.
The 5’9, 190-pound defensive back from St. Louis joins the Pirates after multiple campaigns within the Spring League, the CFL, and the NFL.
Penton last played professional football with the New Jersey Generals during the 2019 Spring League.
Penton also spent time within the CFL. Aarion Penton joined the Montreal Alouettes for their 2019 season where Penton made one appearance. Penton also played for the Ottawa Redblacks during their 2018 season.
Back in April 2017, Penton signed with the Los Angeles Rams as an undrafted free agent. Penton was released in September 2017.
Aarion Penton played college football in his home state at the University of Missouri for four seasons. During his time at Mizzou, Penton appeared in a total of 51 games where he accumulated a total of 154 tackles, 10 interceptions, and 2 forced fumbles.
In 2016, Penton was named to the All-SEC First Team during his senior season.
Penton was also selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game and the Reese’s Senior Bowl game after leaving Mizzou.
Aarion Penton attended Christian Brothers College High School in St. Louis, Missouri.