The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced national offensive lineman Brendon LaBatte has signed an extension to remain with the team through 2017. As per club policy, financial details of the contract were not released.
LaBatte joined the Green and White as a free agent in February, 2012 after originally being selected by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the first round (6th overall) of the 2008 CFL Draft. The 30-year-old native of Weyburn, Saskatchewan has played 139 career regular season games, with 137 starts, appearing mainly at left guard.
The University of Regina product has played six CFL playoff games and two Grey Cup games, including the Riders 2013 championship.
Currently in his ninth year, LaBatte has picked up seven career Division All-Star nominations and four CFL All-Star nominations. He was also named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman in 2013.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the following roster moves:
ADD TO PRACTICE ROSTER:
- International defensive back Larry Raper (North Carolina A&T)
- International defensive lineman Ian Seau (Nevada)
- International defensive lineman Devaunte Sigler (Jacksonville State)
- International offensive lineman Aundrey Walker (Southern California)
- National running back Jordan Wilson-Ross (Ottawa)
- International defensive back Derrius Brooks
- International defensive back Demetrice Morley
- International running back Josh Robinson