The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced national offensive lineman Brendon LaBatte has signed a four-year contract extension to remain with the team through the 2021 season.
LaBatte (6’4 – 304 lbs.) is currently in his tenth CFL season and sixth with the Riders after joining the team as a free agent in February, 2012. To date, the University of Regina product has started 83 of 85 regular season games, four playoff games, and one Grey Cup for the Green and White.
Before joining the Riders, the 31-year-old Weyburn, SK native spent four seasons, playing 70 regular-season games, two playoff games and the 2011 Grey Cup with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers after the team selected him in the first round (6th overall) of the 2008 CFL Draft.
LaBatte is a seven-time division all-star, four-time CFL all-star and was named CFL most outstanding offensive lineman in 2013. He won his first Grey Cup in 2013 as a member of the Roughriders.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the following roster moves:
ADDED TO PRACTICE ROSTER:
- International defensive lineman Charles Walker