West Division Rookie of the Year Jordan Williams-Lambert Returns, Signs Extension
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American wide receiver Jordan Williams-Lambert to a one-year contract extension, keeping him with the club through 2020.
Williams-Lambert (6'3 - 228 lbs) returns to the Roughriders after spending training camp with the Chicago Bears. Williams-Lambert played three preseason games with the Bears registering five receptions for 49 yards.
The 25-year-old was the CFL's 2018 West Division Rookie of the Year after starting 17 regular-season games and the Western Semi-Final. Williams-Lambert tallied 764 receiving yards and four touchdowns on a team-leading 62 receptions. He earned two 100-yard receiving games both against Calgary on Aug. 19 and Oct. 20. He added one catch for one yard and one carry for nine yards in the playoffs.
A gifted collegiate player, Williams-Lambert played four seasons at Ball State recording 200 receptions for 2,723 yards and 24 touchdowns in 44 career regular-season games with the Cardinals. He left Ball State ranked fourth all-time in school history in both catches and receiving yards and was tied for third in touchdown receptions.
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