Monday, November 28, 2016
RIDERS SIGN FOUR
· International quarterback Bryan Bennett
· International offensive lineman Terrence Campbell
· International defensive lineman Kenny Horsley
· International wide receiver Thomas Mayo
Bennett (6’3 – 215) spent all of last season on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers practice roster after originally signing with the team in October, 2015. The 24-year-old previously spent two seasons at Southeastern Louisiana where he completed 358 of 643 pass attempts (55.6%) for 5,522 and 39 touchdowns while adding 320 carries for 1,715 rushing yards and 31 touchdowns.
Campbell (6’3 – 308) joins the Riders after starting six games for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2016. The 28-year-old South Carolina product spent the remainder of the season on the practice roster. After signing with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2012, Campbell spent two seasons in the Arena Football League.
Horsley (6’6 – 295) will return to the Riders after originally joining the teams practice roster for the final two weeks of the 2016 season. The 28-year-old Mesabi Range Community College product joined the Riders after spending time with the Carolina Panthers and Washington Redskins during 2015.
Mayo (6’2 – 205) joins the Green and White after playing five regular season games for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2016. The 26-year-old collected 24 receptions for 277 yards and one touchdown. Mayo was originally on the Riders practice roster during the 2013 season after spending time with the New York Jets in 2013 and Oakland Raiders in 2012.