The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed national running back Kienan LaFrance.
LaFrance (5'9 – 205) signs with the Green and White after spending the previous two seasons with the Ottawa Redblacks. The 25-year-old joined the Redblacks after being selected by the team in the sixth round (45th overall) of the 2015 CFL Draft.
In 16 regular season appearances last year, LaFrance had 37 carries for 163 yards while adding 12 receptions for 76 yards and a touchdown. The University of Manitoba product broke out during the East Final where he racked up 157 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries. He then followed it up with 42 yards on 11 carries and six catches for 31 yards as the Redblacks won the 2016 Grey Cup.