The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today that international defensive tackle Tearrius George has signed an extension to remain with the team. As per club policy financial details of the contract were not released.
George (6’4 – 277) will enter his fifth season with the Riders after originally signing with the team as a free agent in February, 2011. The 32-year-old was named a West Division All-Star for the second consecutive season after recording career highs with 37 defensive tackles and 12 quarterback sacks while starting all 18 games during the 2014 regular season. Through four seasons, George sits 11th on the Riders All-Time quarterback sacks list with 31.
George would have been eligible to enter CFL free agency on February 10th.