Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Riders Add Two Defensive Linemen

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today that import defensive linemen Richard Sumlin and Trevor Guyton have signed with the team. As per club policy financial details of the contracts were not released.


Sumlin (6’2 – 275) will return to the Green and White after spending all of last season on the practice roster. The 24-year-old originally signed with the team in April, 2013 after playing four seasons at the University of Findlay. The Medina, OH native played 31 career collegiate games for the Oilers recording 167 defensive tackles and 12 quarterback sacks. He was named All-GLIAC Second Team in 2012.   


Guyton (6’3 – 280) was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the seventh round (219th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. The 24-year-old attended training camp and went on to appear in four preseason games registering one defensive tackle.


Before going pro, the Woodinville, WA native spent four seasons at the University of California, playing 42 career collegiate games while registering 92 defensive tackles and 11 quarterback sacks.  


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