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Mitchell Baines signs with Saskatchewan

Monday February 27, 2017
Baines running with the ball.
Photo: 
Chantal Hupé

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed national receiver Mitchell Baines.         

Baines (6’2 – 215) joins the Green and White after spending the last five seasons at the University of Ottawa. The 25-year-old Ottawa native played 29 career collegiate games with the Gee-Gees, registering 125 receptions for 1,889 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Last season, Baines was named a Second Team U SPORTS All-Canadian and First Team OUA All-Star after leading the nation with 65 receptions and 984 yards, while ranking third with eight touchdown catches.