Riders Ink Pair

The Saskatchewan Roughriders today announced international kick returner/running back Steven Miller and international linebacker Alvin Bowen have been added to the team.

Miller (5’7 – 172) signs with the Riders after attending training camp with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League where he appeared in three preseason games registering two receptions for 39 yards. The 23 year old Appalachian State product spent part of the 2013 season on the Lions practice roster after originally signing with the team as an undrafted free agent in April, 2013.

Bowen (6’2 – 225) will join the Green and White’s practice roster. The Iowa State product spent the 2013 season with the Calgary Stampeders where he appeared in 11 regular season games registering eight special teams tackles, three defensive tackles, and one interception. He also played two regular season games for the Stampeders in 2014 recording two special teams tackles.

The 30 year old previously spent four seasons in the NFL after being drafted by Buffalo in the fifth round (147th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

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