Riders Sign Four Draft Picks, Add Juniors

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The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the signings of four of their  selections in the 2019 CFL Draft yesterday.

Justin McInnis (WR – Arkansas State) – first round, 6th overall

McInnis (6’5 – 210lbs) spent three seasons with the Arkansas State University hauling in 115 catches for 1,577 yards and 10 majors. In the 2018 season he was second on the team with 56 receptions for 694 yards and six touchdowns.

The 23-year-old attended Lindsay Place High School in Pointe Claire, Quebec before going to junior college at Dodge City. In his freshman season he had 49 receptions for 964 yards and seven touchdowns.

McInnis was heavily recruited out of junior college with offers from Mississippi State, Nevada, South Alabama and Southern Mississippi before settling at Arkansas State.

Brayden Lenius (WR – New Mexico) – second round, 15th overall

Lenius (6’5 – 230lbs) graduated from the University of New Mexico after spending the previous three seasons at the University of Washington. Over four collegiate seasons the tight end recorded 581 career receiving yards and four touchdowns.

Jacob Janke (LB – York) – fourth round, 35th overall

Janke (6’0 – 200lbs) finished his third year of eligibility with York starting all eight games at defensive back. Janke led the team in 2018 with 5.9 tackles per game and 47.5 total tackles. He also notched three knockdowns.

Christopher Judge (LB – California Polytechnic) – eighth round, 71st overall

Judge (6’3 – 225lbs) played three seasons at California Polytechnic from 2011-2013, playing in 40 collegiate games at defensive line. He collected 55 defensive tackles, six-and-a-half tackles for a loss, four sacks and one fumble recovery. In 2012, he was given an All-Big Sky Honourable Mention on Special Teams. Prior to attending Cal-Poly Judge spent two seasons at Air Force playing in seven games.

The team also announced the addition of three territorial juniors to the training camp roster:

Logan Ferland (OL – Regina under), Colton Holmes (DB – Saskatoon Hilltops) and Mason Ochs (OL – Saskatoon Hilltops).

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