January 28, 2010

Omarr Morgan Re-Signs with Green and White

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today import defensive back Omarr Morgan has re-signed with the team. Financial details of the contract were not released.

Morgan is heading into his 10th season with the Green and White and 11th in the CFL. In 2009, the BYU product started all 18 regular season games for the Riders as well as the West Final and Grey Cup game at cornerback. He tallied 50 defensive tackles, four interceptions, two fumble recoveries one of which he returned a CFL record 108 yards for a touchdown, three pass knockdowns and two tackles for a loss, during the regular season.

The 33 year old has played a total of 172 CFL regular season games and has 552 defensive tackles, 35 special team tackles, 28 interceptions, 11 fumble recoveries and five touchdowns.

Morgan was set to become a free agent in February 2010.