02/11/2015 04:51 EST | Updated 04/13/2015 05:59 EDT

Edmonton Eskimos re-sign versatile performer Kendial Lawrence to new deal

EDMONTON - Kendial Lawrence is staying put.

The free-agent running back re-signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on Wednesday, a day after becoming a free agent.

The five-foot-nine, 195-pound American rushed for 413 yards and a TD last year while adding 41 catches for 437 yards and two touchdowns.

Lawrence also returned 17 kicloffs for 493 yards and two touchdowns and had 49 punt returns for 447 yards.

Lawrence's 88-yard punt return for a TD led Edmonton to an 18-10 victory over Saskatchewan in the West Division final.