Thursday, February 18, 2016
RIDERS ADD FOUR
Allen (5’9 – 185) has signed with the Riders after playing three seasons at Ouachita Baptist University. The 25-year-old played 31 career collegiate games at defensive back, collecting 84 defensive tackles and three interceptions. He was named First Team All-Conference in 2013 and Second Team All-Conference in 2012.
Allen attended training camp with the Edmonton Eskimos last season as a receiver where he played one preseason game.
Cobb (5’11 – 220) returns to the Riders after attending training camp with the team in 2015. The 25-year-old originally signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent after establishing school records with 4,414 rushing yards and 47 touchdowns through four seasons at Cumberland College.
The Tennessee native also sent time with the Oakland Raiders after singing with the team in December, 2014.
Johnson (6’4 – 295) joins the Riders after spending four seasons at the University of New Mexico, playing 38 collegiate games. The Louisiana native went on to sign with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent and attended 2014 training camp.
He attended 2015 training camp with the Buffalo Bills after signing with the team in January.
Matthews (6’2 – 310) signs with the Green and White after playing 35 career collegiate games through three seasons at Murray State.
Last season, the 23-year-old Georgia native attended training camp with the Seattle Seahawks after signing with the team as a undrafted free agent.