Evan Johnson

“It was tough.” OL Evan Johnson reacts to missing his first game as a  Roughrider

“It was tough.” OL Evan Johnson reacts to missing his first game as a Roughrider

Sep 12, 2023 | 4:42pm
Things have been up and down for Saskatchewan Roughriders left guard Evan Johnson over the last two weeks. It began with an euphoric high at the Labour Day Classic on Sept. 3, when the Regina product helped Saskatchewan defeat Winnipeg 32-30 in overtime, despite battling a visible lower body injury in the second half of […]

Roughriders OL Evan Johnson is excited for a brand new season in Saskatchewan

May 24, 2023 | 2:16pm

    With the 2023 Canadian Football League on the horizon, the Saskatchewan Roughriders are ready to put the disappointing 2022 campaign in the rearview mirror. The offensive line faced a lion’s share of the criticism during the off-season after the green and white allowed a league-high 77 sacks last year. One of the holdovers […]

Riders extend homegrown offensive linemen

Dec 28, 2021 | 7:10am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders solidified the interior of their offensive line with a pair of signings yesterday. The Riders locked up Logan Ferland and Evan Johnson to contract extensions. Johnson, the Regina native joined the Riders last year after spending three seasons with Ottawa. Johnson played in all 14 games last season along with both playoff […]

Riders OL Evan Johnson leaves camp for good reason

Jul 20, 2021 | 3:54pm

Saskatchewan Roughriders offensive lineman Evan Johnson was not on the field with his teammates Tuesday, but there was a good reason. Head Coach Craig Dickenson says Johnson is about to become a father so he has left the team so he can be with his wife when she gives birth.   It is something Dickenson has […]

Roughriders open CFL free agency with seven signings on Tuesday

Feb 9, 2021 | 1:15pm

The Riders have added some local flavour to the team. Just after CFL free agency got started, the team announced they have signed offensive lineman Evan Johnson to a contract for the 2021 season. The Regina native, who played for the University of Saskatchewan Huskies, was taken in the first round of the 2017 draft […]

CFL Free Agency updates

Feb 9, 2021 | 10:44am

2:35 pm – Riders announce the singings of Canadian DB Godfrey Onyeka and DB Lorenzo Jerome. Onyeka played two seasons with Edmonton. He started five games at field cornerback in the 2019 season, including both playoff games. Jerome played for the Stampeders in 2019. He made 11 tackles and 6 special teams tackles —- 2:05 […]

What the Riders will do in free agency

Feb 8, 2021 | 9:27pm

The talking is about to end and the action will begin. CFL free agency officially opens Tuesday at 11:00am. At that point every free agent will be available to move wherever he wants. That provides a ton of opportunity for the Riders. What do we know about the Riders plans? The team is talking very […]