Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders Add Two-Time All-AAC Linebacker Diego Fagot

February 27, 2024 - Canadian Football League (CFL)
Saskatchewan Roughriders News Release

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American linebacker Diego Fagot.

Fagot (6'3-240) signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent following the 2022 NFL Draft and attending training camp with the team. He signed with the New England Patriots in 2023.

Fagot spent four collegiate seasons (2018-21) at the United States Naval Academy where he suited up for 42 games, starting in 37. The two-time All-AAC honouree registered 282 defensive tackles, including 36 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, two interceptions, including one for a touchdown, five pass deflections, six forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries over his time as a Midshipman. He led the Navy squad in total tackles in each of his last three seasons, and in tackles for loss in each of the last two seasons. Noted for his leadership, he was elected as one of four team captains by his teammates in 2020. Fagot was also an invitee to the East West Shrine All-Star game, where he was voted the game's defensive MVP.

Pronouncer: Fuh-go

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