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Riders Sign 2020 First-Round CFL Draft Selection Mattland Riley

January 18, 2021 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Saskatchewan Roughriders News Release

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced the signing of their 2020 first-round selection, offensive lineman Mattland Riley.

Riley (6'3 - 300lbs) was selected by the Riders 7th overall in the 2020 CFL Draft. The Melfort product spent four seasons at the University of Saskatchewan appearing in 31 games for the Huskies, and playing his final season at left guard. In 2019, Riley was part of the offensive line that lifted its running back to an incredible 1,610 yards and nine touchdowns on 195 carries.

He boasts an impressive collegiate career that included being named a two-time Canada West All-Star and a U SPORTS first-team all-Canadian. He also played for Team West in the U SPORTS East-West Bowl in 2018. In 2017, Riley helped the Huskies win the Hardy Cup bringing it back to the University of Saskatchewan for the first time in 10 years.

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