November 28, 2016

Riders sign four including QB Bryan Bennett


REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have added another quarterback to their roster, announcing Monday the addition of Bryan Bennett along with three other internationals.

The team also signed offensive lineman Terrence Campbell, defensive lineman Kenny Horsley and receiver Thomas Mayo.

Bennett, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound Southeastern Louisiana alum, spent all of last season on the Bombers’ practice roster after originally signing with the team in October, 2015. The 24-year-old played extensively in pre-season for Winnipeg in 2016.

Also a former Bomber, Mayo, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound pass-catcher, joins the Green and White after playing five regular season games for the Winnipeg in 2016. The 26-year-old collected 24 receptions for 277 yards and one touchdown. Mayo was originally on the Riders practice roster during the 2013 season after spending time with the New York Jets in 2013 and Oakland Raiders in 2012.

Campbell joins the Riders after starting six games for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2016. The 28-year-old South Carolina product spent the remainder of the season on the practice roster. After signing with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2012, Campbell (6-foot-3, 308 pounds) spent two seasons in the Arena Football League.

Horsley (6-foot-6, 295 pounds) returns to the Riders after originally joining the teams practice roster for the final two weeks of the 2016 season. The 28-year-old Mesabi Range Community College product joined the Riders after spending time with the Carolina Panthers and Washington Redskins in 2015.