The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today that international wide receivers Devin Wilson and Eric Thomas have signed with the team. As per club policy, details of the contracts were not released.
Wilson (6’2 – 205) joins the Riders after spending four seasons at Tennessee State University. While with the Tigers, the Nashville native started 43 of 48 career collegiate games registering 1,200 receiving yards and six touchdowns on 102 receptions.
The 24-year-old recently attended Rider mini-camp in Bradenton, FL.
Thomas (6’1 – 209) has signed with the Riders after playing four seasons at Troy University. The 23-year-old collected 2,655 receiving yards and 28 touchdowns on 197 receptions in 46 career collegiate games. Last season the Shreveport, LA native had 66 receptions for 993 yards and 12 touchdowns in 12 games.
After graduating as the Sun Belt Conferences all-time leader in career touchdown receptions, Thomas was named to participate in the NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl and the NCAA Senior Bowl.
· The Riders also announced they have released national defensive back Kris Robertson and international defensive back Woodny Turenne.