3 Riders, 2 Weyburnites Named All-Stars

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are pleased to announce that three players have been selected 2014 CFL All-Stars. Two players from the Green and White were selected to the defence while one was selected to the offence. The All-Stars were selected by Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and CFL head coaches.

BRENDON LABATTE (G): LaBatte recently completed his seventh CFL season and third with the Riders. The University of Regina product played 15 regular season games at left guard, helping pave the way for the team’s ground attack. 2014 marked LaBatte’s sixth consecutive Division All-Star nomination. This is his third CFL All-Star recognition after also being named in 2011 and 2013.   

JOHN CHICK (DE):  Chick just completed his fifth CFL season and fifth with the Green and White. The 31-year-old established career highs on his way to leading the league with 15 quarterback sacks and 11 tackles for loss. His 45 defensive tackles were also a career best. The Utah State product was named CFL Player of the Month for July and August. This is Chick’s second selection as a CFL All-Star after picking up honours following the 2009 season.     

TYRON BRACKENRIDGE (S): Brackenridge just completed his fourth season with the Riders after originally joining the team late in the 2011 season. The Washington State product recorded 64 defensive tackles, three interceptions, three tackles for loss and three forced fumbles. This is Brackenridge’s second consecutive CFL All-Star selection after being nominated for the first time last season.      

 

Below lists the complete 2014 CFL All-Stars. 

QUARTERBACK – RICKY RAY

RUNNING BACK – JON CORNISH, JOHN WHITE

RECEIVER – ADARIUS BOWMAN, DURON CARTER, CLARENCE DENMARK, CHAD OWENS

CENTRE – BRETT JONES

GUARD – BRENDON LABATTE, SIMEON ROTTIER

TACKLE – STANLEY BRYANT, JOVAN OLAFIOYE

 

DEFENSIVE END – JOHN CHICK, ODELL WILLIS

DEFENSIVE TACKLE – TED LAURENT, ALMONDO SEWELL

LINEBACKER – SOLOMON ELIMIMIAN, BEAR WOODS, DEXTER McCOIL

CORNERBACK – DELVIN BREAUX, PATRICK WATKINS

HALFBACK – JAMAR WALL, BRANDON SMITH

SAFETY – TYRON BRACKENRIDGE

 

PUNTER – SWAYZE WATERS

KICKER – SWAYZE WATERS

SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER – BRANDON BANKS

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