The Saskatchewan Roughriders announce they've added international quarterback Blake Sims to the practice roster.
Sims (5'11 – 218) joins the Riders after spending the previous four seasons at the University of Alabama. In 2014, the Georgia native started all 14 games, completing 252 of 391 pass attempts for 28 touchdowns and a single season school record 3,487 yards. He was named Second Team All-Sec and SEC Championship Game MVP as the Crimson Tide beat Missouri 42-13.
While with Alabama, the 23-year-old won the 2011 Capital One Bowl, the 2012 and 2013 BCS National Championship, and the 2012 and 2014 SEC Championship.
· The Riders also announced they have released national receiver Scott McHenry and international linebacker Telvion Clark.
* Head coach Corey Chamblin revealed after Tuesday's practice that veteran slotback Jamel Richardson is no longer with the team.