REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed RB Trent Richardson the club announced Tuesday.
Richardson was selected in the first round, third overall by the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft. He played in 15 games in his rookie season, rushing 267 times for 950 yards and 11 touchdowns.
The 27-year-old then played just two games in his second year with the Browns, rushing for 105 yards on 31 carries. He was then traded to the Indianapolis Colts in September of 2013 where he played in 14 games but made just eight starts. He collected 458 yards on 157 carries and three touchdowns that season.
In his final year with the Colts in 2014, the 5-foot-9, 230-pounder suited up in 15 games and collected 519 rushing yards on 159 carries while also finding the end zone three times.