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Saskatchewan Roughriders re-sign all-star Tyron safety Brackenridge

01/26/2015 02:51 EST | Updated 03/28/2015 05:59 EDT
REGINA - The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed safety Tyron Brackenridge to an extension.

The six-foot, 190-pound Brackenridge started all 18 regular-season games for the Roughriders last year, registering 64 defensive tackles, ten special teams tackles, three interceptions, three forced fumbles, two sacks and a blocked field goal.

He was named a West Division and CFL All-Star for the second time in his career and second consecutive season.

Saskatchewan signed Brackenridge as a free agent in October 2011 after he was released by the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars.

The 30-year-old has recorded 196 defensive tackles, 16 special teams tackles and nine interceptions 59 career regular-season CFL games.

Brackenridge was eligible to become a free agent on February 10th.

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