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Riders Add Three to Defence

May 17, 2013 - Canadian Football League (CFL) Saskatchewan Roughriders

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today they have signed import defensive back Reshard Langford, import linebacker Anthony Heygood and non-import linebacker Kevin Regimbald-Gagne. Financial details of the signings were not released.

Langford (6'1 - 213) joins the Riders after spending parts of the last four seasons in the National Football League. The 27-year-old originally signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009 as an undrafted free agent. After starting the season on the practice roster, Langford was claimed by the Kansas City Chiefs. The Madison, AL native went on to play 17 regular season games with KC through the 2010 and 2011regular seasons recording 13 defensive tackles.

The Vanderbilt product attended 2012 training camp with the Detroit Lions before suffering an injury and was subsequently released.

Heygood (6'1 - 225) comes to Saskatchewan after spending three seasons in the NFL. After four standout seasons at Purdue, the Chester, PA product signed with the Carolina Panthers spending the 2009 season on the teams practice roster. The 27-year-old spent the 2010 and 2011 seasons on the Seattle Seahawks practice roster.

Regimbald-Gagne (6'1 - 225) was originally selected by the Riders in the 5th round (35th overall) of the 2012 Canadian Draft. After attending last season's training camp, Regimbald-Gagne returned to the University of Sherbrooke for his fifth and final season of CIS eligibility. The Rouyn-Norand, QC native played nine games totaling 27.5 tackles and one quarterback sack.

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