Riders Catch Two Receivers

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today international receivers Greg Hardin and Naaman Roosevelt have signed with the team. As per club policy, details of the contracts were not released.

Hardin (5’11 – 175) joins the Green and White after spending four record breaking seasons at the University of North Dakota. Through 42 career collegiate games the Bellevue, Nebraska native registered 221 receptions for 3,583 yards and 32 touchdowns while also adding 52 kickoff returns for 1,360 yards and three touchdowns. He left as UND’s all-time leader in career receiving yards while also holding the Big Sky Conference single game receiving record with 333 yards.

Last season, the 24-year-old attended training camp with the Denver Broncos, after signing with the team in May, where he played three preseason games.

Roosevelt (6’1 – 195) has signed with the Riders after spending the last five seasons in the National Football League. The Buffalo native originally signed with his hometown Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in April, 2010. He spent three seasons with the Bills playing 16 regular season games where he registered 25 receptions for 396 yards and one touchdown while also adding two kickoff returns for 31 yards.

The 27-year-old University of Buffalo product spent part of the 2013 season with the Cleveland Browns before signing with the Detroit Lions in April, 2014. He then re-joined the Bills in July where he spent most of last season on their practice squad.