Is it another day of copy and paste specials???
The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today they have signed non-import defensive back Tamon George and non-import offensive lineman Nick Hutchins to contracts. Both players were selected by the Riders in this year’s CFL Canadian Draft. Financial details of the signings were not released.
George (6’0 – 180 lbs) was chosen by the Riders in the second round (9th overall) in this year’s draft. The Regina native played the last three seasons with the University of Regina Rams. In 2008 he started all eight games at cornerback where he recorded 18.5 tackles and broke up two passes. He was also selected as one of the three Rams’ to play in the 2008 East West Bowl.
Hutchins (6’2 – 315 lbs) was chosen by the Riders in the third round (17th overall) in this year’s draft. The Regina product has played the last four seasons with the University of Regina Rams. In 2008, he was named a Canada West All-Star and was a key part of the Rams’ offence which led the conference in passing yards (1809) and touchdown passes (10).
With the addition of George and Hutchins, the Green and White’s roster now includes 12 Saskatchewan born players.