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Riders Ink Idowu, Wilson

May 15, 2019 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Saskatchewan Roughriders News Release

e Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the following roster moves:

Signed:

International linebacker Oluwaseun Idowu

International wide receiver Malik Wilson

Released:

International defensive lineman Ronald McBryde

International offensive lineman Tyshon Henderson

Idowu (6'0 - 230 lbs) just completed his senior year at University of Pittsburgh after being a walk-on addition in 2014. He played in all 14 games in 2018 and started in 13 of them. In 2018, Idowu was second on the team with 82 tackles, nine-and-a-half tackles for a loss and two forced fumbles. He also added two-and-a-half sacks. In 2017, he was an second team All-ACC selection by the media and was a named an All-ACC honourable mention by the league's coaches after leading the Panthers with 94 tackles, 11.5 tackles for a loss and five sacks. He was also named to the All-ACC Academic Football Team.

Wilson (5'11 - 175 lbs) joins the Roughriders after four seasons with North Carolina A&T University where he became a notable return specialist. In 2018, Wilson returned 21 kicks for 714 yards and four return touchdowns while averaging 34 yards a return. He was named MEAC Return Specialist of e Year for his efforts. In addition to his 2018 return yards, he added 32 receptions for 402 yards and 3 touchdowns. Over his career he's earned 1,807 all purpose yards and 12 touchdowns.


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