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Redblacks sign free agent running back Roberts

TSN.ca Staff

12/3/2013 4:21:26 PM

The Ottawa Redblacks didn't wait for the expansion draft to begin putting their roster together.

The Redblacks signed 23-year-old running back Jordan Roberts on Tuesday, their fifth free agent signing thus far.

The 5-foot-10, 222-pounder out of NCAA Division II University of Charleston, participated in training camp with the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs earlier this year.

In college, he gained 4,918 all-purpose yards along with 50 touchdowns. He also set numerous school and collegiate records and was named All-American twice.