Shaq Evans

Evans says a big part of staying with the Riders is love for Regina

Dec 29, 2020 | 4:57pm

Shaq Evans may be a great ambassador for Regina. The Riders receiver, who signed a one-year contract earlier this month to stay with the football team, says his love for Regina is a big reason for him staying as it is the only football home he has known since turning professional. Evans made the statement […]

Shaq is back; Riders sign Evans to one-year extension

Dec 24, 2020 | 11:08am

The day before Christmas sees the Riders hand out one last Christmas present to Rider Nation. The team announced Wednesday morning Shaq Evans has signed a one-year contract extension meaning he will not go to free agency February 9. Evans blossomed into one of the CFL’s top pass-catchers in 2019 as he hauled in 72 […]

CFL announces date for free agency

Dec 4, 2020 | 2:17pm

The CFL has answered a couple more big questions about the 2021 season. The league announced that free agency will open February 9, 2021. At 11:00am that day teams can begin signing players whose contracts have expired. Teams will be able to sign their own pending free agents starting on Monday, December 7. The Riders […]

Riders players contemplate future after season cancellation

Aug 18, 2020 | 7:00am

Everyone associated with the CFL was thrown into turmoil on Monday with the cancellation of the season–players, employees and fans alike. Now we’re all left to contemplate “What now?” Riders kicker Brett Lauther finds himself looking for the silver lining in all this. With no season in Canada, his thoughts stray south of the border. […]

Riders don’t expect to be busy as CFL free agency arrives

Feb 10, 2020 | 9:00pm

With key players like Shaq Evans, Cam Judge, Charleston Hughes and Ed Gainey already signed to contract extensions, the Saskatchewan Roughriders aren’t expecting to be a major player when CFL free agency hits officially Tuesday morning at 11 AM. GM Jeremy O’Day said as much one day before free agency hit as both he and […]

Shaq is Back: Riders ink Evans to one-year contract extension

Feb 7, 2020 | 4:55pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have officially signed Shaq Evans to a one-year contract extension. The news comes as the signing was rumored to have taken place earlier Friday. Evans had a stellar 2019 season, hauling in 72 catches for 1,334 yards and five touchdowns. He was seen as starting quarterback Cody Fajardo’s favorite target down the […]

SHAQNADO! Career night from Evans leads Riders to first place and win over Bombers

Oct 5, 2019 | 11:15pm

Since losing their first two games of the season, the Saskatchewan Roughriders have won 10 of their last 12.  In fact, if the season ended after this weekend’s games, the team would find itself sitting first in the West after a 21-6 win over Winnipeg Saturday night as they are now 10-4. It was a […]

Injury-riddled Riders need upcoming bye week

Aug 8, 2019 | 2:14pm

Though he looked good to outsiders at Thursday’s walk-through, Shaq Evans remains in doubt for Friday’s game. “He was moving around okay. We didn’t ask him to do much–it’s just a walk-through. But it was encouraging to see walking and participating,” says Riders Head Coach Craig Dickenson. Evans missed the previous two practices after spraining […]

Injury woes for Riders

Aug 5, 2019 | 6:04pm

The Riders could missing multiple critical pieces for Friday’s game in Montreal. Both starting Defensive Tackles–Micah Johnson and Zack Evans–were absent Monday. And Evans will be gone a while. “Micah’s day to day. We’re hopeful he can play,” says Head Coach Craig Dickenson. “Zack’s going to be put on (the) six-game (injured list). He’s got […]