The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today international running back Malcolm Cyrus has signed with the team. As per club policy, details of the contract were not released.
Cyrus (5’10 – 185) joins the Green and White after playing four seasons at Alabama State University. The 23-year-old totaled 2,903 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns on 488 carries while adding 646 receiving yards on 59 receptions through 43 career collegiate games. As a senior, Cyrus was named 2014 SWAC Co-Offensive Player of the Year after piling up a conference leading 1,662 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns.
Cyrus recently attended the Riders free agent camp in Montgomery, Alabama.