CFL Draft

Riders Lock Up 2nd overall Pick Nelson Lokombo 

June 4, 2021 | Staff
RIDERS LOCK UP 2ND OVERALL PICK NELSON LOKOMBO  The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed their first round CFL draft pick, defensive back Nelson Lokombo.   Lokombo (5’11-190lbs) was selected by ...

Riders Ink 2021 Draft Picks Cimankinda And Bandy

May 31, 2021 | Staff
RIDERS INK 2021 DRAFT PICKS CIMANKINDA AND BANDY  The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed two members of its 2021 CFL Draft class, defensive lineman Alain Cimankinda and offensive lineman Logan ...

Riders Select six prospects In 2021 cfl Draft  

May 5, 2021 | Staff
RIDERS SELECT SIX PROSPECTS IN 2021 CFL DRAFT   The Saskatchewan Roughriders have selected six talented football players in the 202 CFL Draft:   Nelson Lokombo (DB – Saskatchewan) ...

Riders Select Four In 2021 Global Draft 

April 16, 2021 | Staff
RIDERS SELECT FOUR IN 2021 GLOBAL DRAFT  The Saskatchewan Roughriders have selected four prospects in the 2021 CFL Global Draft:  Christopher Ezeala (RB – Germany) – 1st round, ...

Schaffer-Baker: ‘I’m trying to be the best version of myself’ for Riders

May 8, 2020 |
After being selected with the 30th overall pick in the 2020 CFL Draft, Kian Schaffer-Baker is looking forward to living up to the expectations that come with being one of the top receivers off ...

Riders Select Seven prospects In 2020 cfl Draft

April 30, 2020 | Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have selected seven talented football players in the 2020 CFL Draft:      Mattland Riley (OL – University of Saskatchewan) – first round, seventh overall    Kian ...

Riders Select Seven prospects In 2020 cfl Draft 

April 30, 2020 | Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have selected seven talented football players in the 2020 CFL Draft:    ·       Mattland Riley (OL – University of Saskatchewan) – first round, ...

Draft Tracker: A look at Thursday’s priority selection order

April 29, 2020 | Staff
Have a look at where your team is picking in each round with the official Draft Tracker.

Where to Watch: 2020 CFL Draft broadcast info

April 28, 2020 | Staff
The 2020 Canadian Football League Draft is set to kick off this Thursday and and TSN have sideline-to-sideline coverage of the selection process.

For comparison’s sake: Projecting the draft’s top prospects, pt 2

April 26, 2020 |
With the CFL Draft inching closer,’s Marshall Ferguson looks at more of this year’s prospects and sees which CFL players they stack up to.


May 2, 2019 | Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have selected wide receiver Justin McInnis 6th overall in the 2019 CFL Draft. McInnis (6’6 – 210lbs) spent three seasons with the Arkansas State University hauling in ...

2018 CFL Draft Recap

May 4, 2018 | Staff Analyst Luc Mullinder and Host Matt Lowry break down what the Riders did with their picks in the 2018 CFL Draft.

CFL Draft: A look at the Roughriders’ draft class

May 4, 2018 | Ian Hamilton
Here’s a quick look at each player selected Thursday, with comments from O’Day.

The Riders hope they catch a break with Dakoda Shepley

May 4, 2018 | Ian Hamilton
At some point in time, Dakoda Shepley could be just what the doctor ordered for the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

“We feel it went really well…”

May 3, 2018 | Staff
Assistant Vice President, Football Operations & Administration Jeremy O’Day discussed the players the Riders drafted during the 2018 CFL Draft.

“Green is my favourite colour now…”

May 3, 2018 | Staff
Second round pick LB Micah Teitz shared his thoughts after being selected 14th overall in the 2018 CFL Draft.

Dakoda Shepley on being selected 5th Overall

May 3, 2018 | Staff
OL Dakoda Shepley joined the media via telephone to discuss being selected in the first round by the Riders.

The Roughriders were willing to roll the dice

May 3, 2018 | Ian Hamilton
The Saskatchewan Roughriders were well aware before the CFL draft began that Dakoda Shepley has NFL aspirations.

CFL Draft: Assembling a roster of Canadians

May 3, 2018 | Ian Hamilton
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have followed a variety of paths to compile the Canadian content on their roster.

CFL Draft: Examining the Roughriders’ Canadian depth

May 3, 2018 | Ian Hamilton
The Saskatchewan Roughriders addressed their Canadian content before and after the CFL’s free-agent market opened in February