The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced Monday defensive back Graig Newman is retiring at the age of 27.
The Saskatoon product spent three of his five CFL seasons with the green-and-white
He spent the 2012 and 2013 seasons with the Riders before joining the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He returned to Saskatchewan for the 2016 season after signing with the team as a free agent.
Through his three seasons with the Riders, Newman picked up 37 special-teams tackles, 10 defensive tackles and one quarterback sack in 44 regular-season games.
He also played in three playoff games and was a member of the Riders’ 2013 Grey Cup-winning team.