December 5, 2014

Kerry Joseph Retires


The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today that international quarterback Kerry Joseph has officially retired from the Canadian Football League. 

A 12 year CFL veteran, Joseph played three seasons (2006-2007, 2014) with the Roughriders. He was originally acquired in April of 2006 in the CFL Dispersal Draft, and then re-joined the team as a free agent late in the 2014 season.

In his time with the Green and White, Joseph played 40 regular season games, starting 34, where he collected 8,097 passing yards and 50 touchdowns on 577 completions. He also added a 1,365 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns on 191 carries.

The 41 year old leaves ranked tenth in Riders all-time pass attempts and completions, eighth in passing yards, and seventh in touchdown passes.     

For his career, Joseph played 179 regular season games, starting 111, eight playoff games with six starts, and started his only Grey Cup appearance. He also spent time with the Ottawa Renegades (2003-05), Toronto (2008-09) and Edmonton Eskimos (2010-13). 

He was named CFL Most Outstanding Player, CFL All-Star, and won the Grey Cup all in 2007. 



28,097 – passing yards

4,584 – yards rushing

2,061 – pass completions

148 – touchdown passes

56 – touchdowns scored

44 – wins as starting quarterback

34 – games passing for 300+ yards

16 – CFL all-time rank in passing yards

1 – CFL Most Outstanding Player Award (2007)

1 – CFL All-Star nomination (2007)

1 – Grey Cup Championship (2007)