Riders Add Eddie Russ to Practice Roster

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

News Release

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today that import defensive back Eddie Russ has been added to the practice roster.

Russ (6\'0 - 185) attended this seasons training camp with the Riders but was released during final cuts. The 25-year-old now returns for what will be his third season with the Green and White after originally signing with the team in 2011out of Harding University. Last season the Marianna, FL native played 16 games and registered 33 defensive tackles. His nine pass knockdowns led the team while his two interceptions tied for the team lead.

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