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February 11, 2016

Riders acquire DB Tevaughn Campbell in trade with Stamps

REGINA — One day after taking free agency by storm, Chris Jones has added another young defender to round out his roster, trading for sophomore defensive back Tevaughn Campbell from Calgary.  In return, the Riders sent over a 4th round pick in the 2017 CFL Draft.

Campbell dressed in five games in 2015, his rookie season, and recorded seven tackles, one special-teams tackle and one knockdown. He was drafted in the third round, 22nd overall, by the Stampeders in the 2015 CFL Draft.

“We had some concerns about Tevaughn’s health and so we decided to move in a different direction,” said Stampeders general manager John Hufnagel. “We thank Tevaughn for his efforts during his one season with the Stampeders and wish him the best of luck in the future.”

A 22-year-old Scarborough, Ont. native, Campbell joining the Riders is a homecoming for him as he attended the University of Regina. He’s best known for his speed after breaking the electronic 40 record at last year’s combine.