The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today that import quarterback Seth Doege and import receiver Brett Swain have signed with the team. As per club policy financial details of the contracts were not released.
Doege (6’1 – 197) joins the Riders following a standout career at Texas Tech University. The 25-year-old completed his collegiate career with a school record 69.0% completion rate while ranking second all-time in school passing yards with 8,646 and touchdown passes with 69. He finished his 2012 senior season second in NCAA touchdown passes with 39 and passing yards with 4,215, while being named the Meineke Car Care Bowl Most Valuable Player.
Last year, Doege attended training camp with the Atlanta Falcons after originally signing with the team as an undrafted free agent in April, 2013. He spent the season with the Falcons practice squad.
Swain (6’0 – 200) is a veteran of six NFL seasons after originally being selected in the seventh round (217th overall) by the Green Bay Packers during the 2008 Draft. The California native spent three years with Green Bay – playing in the Packers 2010 Super Bowl XLV win – before joining the San Francisco 49ers for 2011 and signing with the Seattle Seahawks prior to the 2013 season. In 27 career regular season games he totaled eight receptions for 87 yards.
The 28-year-old played four seasons at San Diego State University before entering the NFL, totaling 133 career collegiate receptions for 1,893 yards.