The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today they have signed import runningback DeDe Dorsey, import defensive lineman Antonio Coleman and import defensive lineman Richard Sumlin. Financial details of the signings were not released.
Dorsey (5’11 – 210) joins the Riders after four successful seasons in the UFL with the Las Vegas Locomotives. The seven year pro originally signed with the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals in 2006 as an undrafted free agent. Later that season the rookie runningback was claimed off the Bengals practice roster by Indianapolis where he went on to dress for 13 regular season games, three playoff games and the Colts victory in Super Bowl XLI.
The Lindenwood University product played 29 regular season NFL games over three seasons, recording 29 carries for 191 yards and six receptions for 68 yards.
Coleman (6’1 – 254) signs with Saskatchewan after spending parts of the last three seasons in the NFL. The Auburn product originally signed with the Buffalo Bills in 2010 as an undrafted free agent. He went on play eight regular season games recording 12 tackles his rookie season.
The Mobil, AL native also spent time with the Arizona Cardinals and New York Giants appearing in 11 career NFL regular season games registering 16 defensive tackles. He played part of the 2012 season in the UFL with the Sacramento Mountain Lions.
Sumlin (6’2 – 270) joins the Green and White after playing four seasons at the University of Findlay. The Medina, OH native played 31 career collegiate games for the Oilers recording 167 defensive tackles and 12 quarterback sacks. He was named All-GLIAC Second Team in 2012.
The club also announced they have released the following: