Riders Sign DL, Chris Livings


· American defensive lineman Chris Livings 

Livings (6’0 – 238) spent the last five collegiate seasons as a defensive end at McNeese State University in Louisiana. The 23-year-old played in 42 games for the Cowboys recording 117 tackles, 44 tackles for loss, 30 sacks, five forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.  His 30 sacks left him just one shy of the McNeese sack record, while his 44 career tackles for loss ranks fourth all-time in school history.

The Louisiana native was heavily awarded during his collegiate career. In 2019, he was named to the All-Conference first team, was named Southland Conference’s Player of the Year and was selected to participate in the 2019 FCS National Bowl. In 2018, Livings was named to the All-SLC second team and All-Louisiana second team and was an All-SLC Honourable Mention in 2016.