Rider Vet Calls It A Career: Green And White Announce Camp Times

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today non-import linebacker Mike McCullough is retiring from the Canadian Football League.

McCullough is a veteran of eleven CFL seasons playing 185 career regular season games – including a streak of 110 consecutive – ranking him 16th on the franchise’s all-time games played list. The Kingston, ON native was originally selected by the Green and White in the third round (23rd overall) of the 2003 Canadian Draft

Last season, the 34-year-old played the final nine regular season games, after suffering an injury in training camp, registering 24 defensive tackles, four special teams tackles and two quarterback sacks. He also started the West Semi-Final, West Final and Grey Cup at linebacker.

For his career, McCullough totaled 187 defensive tackles, 113 special teams tackles, 11 quarterback sacks, and one interception.

At the conclusion of the 2010 season, McCullough received the inaugural Jake Gaudaur Veterans Award recognizing the CFL player that best demonstrates the attributes of Canada’s Veterans. He was also the recipient of the Mosaic Community Award in 2008 and 2009 which is presented annually to the Rider player who contributes the most to his community.

He is a two-time Grey Cup champion having won with the Roughriders in 2007 and again in 2013.

Meanwhile, Saskatchewan Roughrider 2014 Training Camp officially opens on Sunday, June 1st at the University of Saskatchewan’s Griffiths Stadium. All times are approximate and subject to change.

SUNDAY, JUNE 1st
8:15 am 1st practice
10:30 am Players and Coaches available to media
3:00 pm 2nd practice

MONDAY, JUNE 2nd
9:45 am 1st practice – walk thru
10:30 am Players and coaches available to media
3:00 pm 2nd practice

TUESDAY, JUNE 3rd
8:15 am 1st practice
10:30 am Players and Coaches available to media
3:00 pm 2nd practice

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4th
9:45 am 1st practice – walk thru
10:30 am Players and coaches available to media
3:00 pm 2nd practice

THURSDAY, JUNE 5th
8:15 am 1st practice
10:30 am Players and Coaches available to media
3:00 pm 2nd practice

FRIDAY, JUNE 6th
9:45 am 1st practice – walk thru
10:30 am Players and coaches available to media
6:15 pm 2nd practice

SATURDAY, JUNE 7th
8:15 am 1st practice
10:15 am Players and Coaches available to media
3:15 pm Mock Game
Please note that filming will only be permitted during the individual drills and stretch.

 

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