Stephen McAdoo is heading into his second season as the Roughriders’ offensive co-ordinator and assistant head coach.
Before moving to Saskatchewan, he spent two seasons as offensive co-ordinator on Chris Jones’ staff with the Edmonton Eskimos.
McAdoo’s CFL coaching resumé also includes four seasons with the Toronto Argonauts as their offensive line coach and four seasons with the Montreal Alouettes, for whom he served as offensive line and running backs coach before becoming their co-offensive co-ordinator.
He won Grey Cup titles with the Eskimos in 2015 and the Argonauts in 2012.
Before starting his CFL coaching career, McAdoo was the offensive line and tight ends coach at Tennessee Tech University (from 1999 to 2002) and the tight ends coach at his alma mater, Middle Tennessee State University (1996 to 1999).
Overall, 2017 will be McAdoo’s 17th season as a coach.
McAdoo’s playing career included four seasons as an offensive lineman at Middle Tennessee State. He signed as a free agent with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns in 1993 before spending the 1994 and 1995 seasons with the Shreveport Pirates during the CFL’s expansion experiment into the United States.