Riders Sign Quarterback Cody Fajardo
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed international quarterback Cody Fajardo to a one-year contract.
Fajardo (6'2 - 215) joins the Riders after spending last season with the B.C. Lions where he completed 14 of 20 pass attempts for 153 yards and one touchdown in 17 regular-season games. Used primarily in short yardage situations, Fajardo added 108 yards and five touchdowns on 42 carries.
The 26-year-old Nevada product originally entered the CFL with the Toronto Argonauts in 2016. He was a member of the Argos 2017 Grey Cup championship team.
In 44 career regular-season games, Fajardo has registered 122 carries for 437 yards and 13 touchdowns while adding 414 passing yards and five passing touchdowns.
Before going pro, Fajardo spent four seasons at the University of Nevada where he threw for 9,659 yards and 44 touchdowns and rushed for 3,482 yards and 44 touchdowns in 45 career collegiate games.
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