Riders add Regina Rams receiver after USports season ends

Saskatchewan has signed local product Mitchell Picton.

The Riders drafted the Regina native in the fifth round, 37th overall in the 2017 CFL draft.

During the 2017 Canada West regular season, Picton made 53 receptions (tied for the most in the conference) for 761 yards and eight touchdowns.

After the 2016 university season, when Picton had 58 catches for 834 yards and led the country with 11 touchdown receptions, he attended Riders training camp.