ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders in September 2019.
PRO: Joins the Roughriders after spending time with both the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers. Dean saw time in three-preseason games with the Browns before being waived in late August. He was briefly picked up by the Steelers, playing in one preseason game and making two tackles before signing with the Riders in September.
COLLEGE: Played in 25 collegiate games over two seasons at the University of Miami, earning 28 tackles, three interceptions and five pass deflections. Dean picked Miami over offers from Alabama, Arizona State, Cincinnati and Kentucky. The Florida native was a highly touted junior college player at Blinn College and was at one time listed as America’s number one junior college cornerback.