You merely adopted the green: Riders sign receiver Shawn Bane Jr.

Photo courtesy: Calgary Stampeders

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American wide receiver Shawn Bane Jr 

The five-foot-nine, 178-pound speedster joins the Roughriders after catching 21 passes for 288 yards and one touchdown with the Calgary Stampeders. The 27-year-old also logged nine punt returns for 80 yards and seven kickoff returns for 156 yards.

In 2021, Bane saw action in four games and recorded three catches for 100 yards and one touchdown. He returned 16 punts for 182 yards and 7 kickoffs for 138 yards.

The Florida native played four collegiate seasons at Northwest Missouri State where he amassed 212 catches for 3,363 yards and 31 touchdowns over 48 games. The former Bearcat contributed on special teams, returning 58 kicks for 1,286 yards and 74 punts for 878 yards and two touchdowns.

Bane earned Second-Team All-MIAA honours as a receiver in all four seasons in addition to being named the MIAA Freshman of the Year and First-Team All-MIAA kick/punt returner in 2015.