The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced the addition of international running back Stephen Houston to the practice roster.
Houston (5'11 - 225) joins the Green and White after spending three seasons at Indiana. The Arkansas native collected 2,304 yards on 424 carries through 36 collegiate games. His 25 career rushing touchdowns rank sixth on the Hoosiers all-time list. The 23-year-old also added 65 receptions for 658 yards and four touchdowns.
Houston went on to sign with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in May, 2014 where he attended training camp and played one preseason game. He was then picked up by the Pittsburgh Steelers where he saw action in two more preseason games.
· The Riders also announced recently signed defensive back Keith Lewis has been released from the practice roster. The team granted his release due to an NFL opportunity.