Esks Sign Linebacker

Edmonton Eskimos

December 3, 2012 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Edmonton Eskimos

News Release

(Edmonton) - The Edmonton Eskimos continue to add physical presence to the green and gold defence with the signing of import linebacker Donovan Richard.

Richard finished his collegiate career as a three-year starter and South Carolina State's all-time leading career tackler. He earned First-Team All Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference honours as a senior, leading the team with 119 tackles. Earlier this year, Richard signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent, but was released twice.

Donovan Richard

Linebacker (import)

Ht: 6.0 Wt: 215

Born Aug. 16, 1989 - Georgetown, SC

College: South Carolina State

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