Friday, February 19, 2016

Riders Add Three on Defence

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced international defensive lineman Sage Harold, international linebacker Dede Lattimore, and international defensive back Johnathan Shuler have all signed with the team. As per club policy, details of the contracts were not released.

Harold (6’3 – 245) joins the Riders after attending training camp with the Washington Redskins last season, playing three preseason games before being added to the teams practice squad.

The 24-year-old originally signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent after four standout seasons at James Madison where he collected 117 defensive tackles, 25.5 quarterback sacks and 13 forced fumbles in 41 career collegiate games.   

Lattimore (6’0 – 237) signs with the Green and White after spending parts of the last two seasons with the Chicago Bears. The 25-year-old originally signed with the Bears as an undrafted free agent in May, 2014. The University of South Florida product went on to play ten regular season NFL games as a rookie in 2014.

Lattimore returned to the Bears training camp in 2015 where he played one preseason game.  

Shuler (6’1 – 188) has signed with the Riders after spending four seasons at Austin Peay. The Nashville product collected 225 total defensive tackles, 12 tackles for loss, three interceptions, and two quarterback sacks in 44 career collegiate games.

Last season, Shuler attended rookie camp with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent.   

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