- Free Agency
REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders today announced international running back Will Ford has joined the teams practice roster.
Ford is a three year CFL veteran after originally entering the league in 2012 with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Last season the South Carolina State product was named an East Division All-Star after running for 594 yards and two touchdowns on 113 carries, while adding seven receptions for 41 yards and a touchdown in 13 regular season games with the Bombers.
The 27-year-old also had 45 kickoff returns for 1,047 yards and two touchdowns including a 100 yard long return. He was twice named CFL Special Teams Player of the Week following performances in Week 11 and 15.
In his career, Ford has rushed for 727 yards and five touchdowns, while averaging 5.3 yards per carry.