February 27, 2017

Riders Sign National Receiver Mitchell Baines

Panda Game-1oct2016. Photo Scott Grant

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed national receiver Mitchell Baines.        


Baines (6’2 – 215) joins the Green and White after spending the last five seasons at the University of Ottawa. The 25-year-old Ottawa native played 29 career collegiate games while with the Gee-Gees, registering 125 receptions for 1,889 yards and 16 touchdowns.


Last season, Baines was named a Second Team U Sports All-Canadian and First Team OUA All-Star after leading the nation with 65 receptions and 984 yards – averaging 123 yards per game – while ranking third with eight touchdown catches.