Former Clemson DB signed by the Roughriders


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Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Canadian Football League's Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the signing of former Clemson cornerback Crezdon Butler to their practice squad on Monday.

Last season, Butler played in one game with the Detriot Lions and made two tackles against the Green Bay Packers in week 17. In 2015, the seven-year veteran appeared in nine games with the Lions and had three total tackles. He has 27 career tackles and two forced fumbles while playing for seven different NFL teams including Pittsburgh (2010), Arizona (2011), Washington (2011-2012), Buffalo (2012-2013), San Diego (2013), Tampa Bay (2014), and Detroit (2015-2016). He appeared in two playoff games with the Chargers in 2013.

He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round (#164 overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. At Clemson, he finished his collegiate career with 166 tackles, two sacks, and eleven interceptions.

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