11/24/2013 10:18 EST | Updated 01/24/2014 05:59 EST

Kory Sheets, Grey Cup MVP: Roughriders Player Wins Trophy After Record-Setting Performance

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REGINA, SK - NOVEMBER 24: Runningback Kory Sheets #1 of the Saskatchewan Roughriders breaks the tackle of defensive back Delvin Breaux #27 of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the second half during the 101st Grey Cup Championship Game at Mosaic Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Regina, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

REGINA - Kory Sheets was named Grey Cup MVP after leading the Saskatchewan Roughriders to a 45-23 victory over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Sheets rushed for 197 yards, a new Grey Cup record, and scored two touchdowns.

Sheets smashed Johnny Bright's previous mark set in 1956.

Bright had a 169-yard performance as his Edmonton Eskimos beat the Montreal Alouettes 50-27 in that Grey Cup.

Wide receiver Chris Getzlaf, a Regina native, was most outstanding Canadian after catching 78 yards.

Sheets's second touchdown late in the fourth quarter gave Saskatchewan a 37-16 lead.

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