The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today international safety Tyron Brackenridge has signed an extension to remain with the team. As per club policy, details of the contract were not released.
Brackenridge (6’ – 190) will remain with the Green and White for his fifth CFL season after originally signing with the team as a free agent in October, 2011. He also re-signed with the Riders as a free agent in February, 2013.
Last season, the California native collected 64 defensive tackles, ten special teams tackles, three interceptions, three forced fumbles, three tackles for loss, two quarterback sacks and one blocked field goal in starting all 18 regular season games. He was named a West Division and CFL All-Star for the second time in his career and second consecutive season.
For his career, the 30-year-old Brackenridge has recorded 196 defensive tackles, 16 special teams tackles, nine interceptions and two quarterback sacks in 59 career regular season games. He won his first Grey Cup in 2013 as a member of the Riders.
Brackenridge was eligible to become a free agent on February 10th.