May 30, 2014 1:37 pm

Riders’ Mike McCullough calls it a career after 11 seasons in CFL

After 11 seasons in the CFL, Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Mike McCullough has announced his retirement.

Matt Smith / The Canadian Press

REGINA – After 11 seasons in the CFL, Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Mike McCullough has announced his retirement.

McCullough has played in 185 career regular season games, including a streak of playing 110 straight games – ranking him 16th on the team’s all-time games played list.

He was originally selected by the Riders in the third round of the CFL draft in 2003.

McCullough totaled 187 tackles, 113 special teams tackles, 11 sacks, and one interception.

He has twice won the Mosaic Community Award for the Riders as the player who contributes most to his community.

McCullough is a two time grey cup champion with the Riders, winning in 2007 and again in 2013.

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