May 29, 2023

Riders Sign Two Americans On Offence

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American offensive lineman Adonis Boone and American wide receiver Isaiah McKoy.

Boone (6’5-303) most recently attended rookie camp with the New Orleans Saints following the 2023 NFL Draft.

The Florida native spent five collegiate seasons (2018-22) at the University of Louisville, seeing action in 47 games at both right guard and left tackle. Over the 2021 and 2022 seasons, Boone played 22 games and only allowed one sack in 873 snaps. In 2022, Boone helped the Cardinals offence average 201 rushing yards per game, the second-best mark in the ACC.

McKoy (6’2-200) signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent after the 2021 NFL Draft, dressing for two preseason games. He went on to join the practice roster of the Indianapolis Colts.

The Brooklyn, New York native played 26 games over three collegiate seasons (2018-20) with Kent State and tallied 124 receptions for 1,748 yards (14.2-yard average) and 16 touchdowns. He finished his career ranked second in school history in touchdown receptions, fifth in receiving yards and sixth in receptions. McKoy earned First Team All-MAC honours in 2020 after recording 25 receptions for 455 yards and five touchdowns in a pandemic-shortened four-game season. In 2019, was named Third Team All-MAC in a year he led the Golden Flashes in receptions (56), receiving yards (872) and receiving touchdowns (eight) and the conference in average yards per reception (15.6).

The Club has also moved National defensive back Godfrey Onyeka to the injured list and released American defensive back Kendarius Webster.