Jason Shivers is entering his second season coaching the Roughriders’ defensive backs.
A product of Phoenix, Shivers is heading into his fifth season as a CFL coach. He initially entered the full-time coaching ranks with the Toronto Argonauts in 2013 before spending two seasons on Chris Jones’ staff with the Edmonton Eskimos.
Shivers won a Grey Cup ring with Edmonton in 2015.
As a player, Shivers spent two seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and two with Toronto. In 56 career CFL regular-season games, Shivers registered 175 defensive tackles, 22 special-teams tackles and seven interceptions.
He also spent one season with the Chicago Bears after originally being selected by the St. Louis Rams in the fifth round (158th overall) of the 2004 NFL draft.