March 24, 2010

Riders add three to the Secondary

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today they have signed import defensive backs Brandon Foster, LaDarius Key and Brandon Register to contracts. Financial details of the signings were not released.

Foster (5’8 – 185lbs) played four seasons at cornerback for Texas where he played in 46 games and accumulated 106 tackles, 16 special teams tackles, five tackles for a loss, four interceptions and four fumble recoveries. The 25-year old signed as a free agent with the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts in May 2008 where he remained until July 2009.

Key (5’8 – 178 lbs) played 30 games for McNeese State at cornerback where he tallied 65 tackles, eight pass knockdowns, four tackles for a loss, three quarterback sacks and one interception. He was named to the all-conference team his senior season after recording 32 tackles and three tackles for a loss. The 24-year old signed as a free agent with the Roughriders in week six of the 2009 CFL season and spent time on the practice roster before being released.

Register (5’10 – 195 lbs) played four seasons for Alabama Birmingham.  He accumulated 123 tackles, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries at defensive back for the Blazers. In 2007 he spent time with the NFL’s Washington Redskins and in 2008 signed with the Georgia of the AFL. He spent the 2009 season playing arena football with the Louisville Fire.