J-Mo back for more: Roughriders re-sign primary returner Jamal Morrow

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American running back Jamal Morrow to a contract extension. 

The five-foot-eight, 205-pound Morrow remains in Green and White after a 2021 season where he developed into the Riders primary returner. He played eight regular season games and two playoff games, returning 33 punts for 417 yards, including a crucial 69-yard punt return touchdown in the West Semi-Final.

Between the regular season and the playoffs, he had 32 kick-off returns for 699 yards, the second most yards in the league, and led the CFL in return yards off missed fields goals with 270. The 26-year-old also added 41 rushing yards and 52 receiving yards. The 26-year-old Morrow initially signed with the Roughriders in 2019 and spent that season on the practice roster.   

Morrow played 50 NCAA games over four seasons (2014-2017) at Washington State University, making 30 starts. The California native registered 316 carries for 1,795 yards and nine touchdowns while adding 202 catches for 1,748 yards and 14 touchdowns. He also had 24 kickoff returns for 476 yards and 22 punt returns for 200 yards. Morrow ranks third in Washington State history with 4,219 all-purpose yards.   

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