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February 9, 2021

Linebacker Larry Dean Joins The Green And White

LINEBACKER LARRY DEAN JOINS THE GREEN AND WHITE 

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American linebacker Larry Dean for the 2021 season.  

Dean (6’0-226lbs) joins the Roughriders after returning to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2020. Dean spent most of his career with the Ti-Cats but played the 2019 season with the Edmonton Football Team.  

Dean has not missed a single regular season game, playing in 72 over the last four seasons. Over that time, he has earned 365 defensive tackles, eight special teams tackles, six sacks, three interceptions – including one he returned for a touchdown – 16 pass knockdowns and five forced fumbles. He also played in five playoff games.

Dean is a three-time divisional all-star (201719), was the East Division’s nominee for Most Outstanding Defensive Player in 2018 and was Edmonton’s nominee for Most Outstanding Defensive Player in 2019.