February 17, 2010

Riders boost special teams; add Dorsey

Riderville.com Staff

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club announced they have signed import running back/kick returner Dominique Dorsey to a contract. Financial details of the signing were not released.

Dorsey (5’7 – 173 lbs) spent the majority of the 2009 season with the NFL’s Washington Redskins before returning to the Toronto Argonauts for the final four games of the CFL season. The UNLV product originally signed in the CFL with the Roughriders in 2005 and spent two seasons with the Green and White until signing as a free agent with the Argonauts prior to the 2007 season.

In 54 games played in the CFL, Dorsey had 145 kickoff returns for 3,239 yards and two touchdowns and 212 punt returns for 2,301 yards and two touchdowns. In addition, the 26 year old had 119 carries for 657 yards and four touchdowns plus 26 receptions for 381 yards.

Dorsey’s kick returning talent was acknowledged at the conclusion of the 2008 season when he was named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Special Teams Player.