The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the signing of a new linebacker.
Non-import linebacker Mike McCullough was signed to a new contract on December 22. Financial details of the signing were not released.
McCullough has spent the last eight seasons with the Riders after being originally selected by the Green and White in the third round (23 overall) in the 2003 CFL College Draft. In 2010, the 30-year-old played in all 18 regular season games where he had 29 defensive tackles, seven special team tackles for a loss and one fumble recovery.
In 140 regular season games played for the Riders, McCullough has tallied 143 defensive tackles, 86 special team tackles, 30 fumble recoveries and seven quarterback sacks.
McCullough was set to become a free agent in February, 2011.