REGINA -- The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today they have signed import defensive back Rod Williams to the team’s roster. Financial details of the contract were not released.
Williams (5’11 – 180) joins the Riders after recently attending training camp with the Minnesota Vikings. The Louisiana native spent the last three seasons in the CFL with the Edmonton Eskimos appearing in 44 career games. Last season the 26-year-old had 44 defensive tackles, four interceptions and two knockdowns in 17 regular season games.
The Alcorn State product was named a 2011 CFL West Division All-Star after recording 44 defensive tackles and six interceptions in 15 regular season games.