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Regina’s Zack Evans signs extension with Saskatchewan Roughriders

Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Zack Evans (92) celebrates a fumble recovery touchdown during second half CFL action against the B.C. Lions at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on October 27, 2018. Regina native Zack Evans is staying home after signing a four-year extension with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The six-foot-four defensive lineman began his second stint with the Roughriders in 2018 after signing with the club in the off-season. Evans originally left the Roughriders in 2013 when the Ottawa Redblacks selected him in the expansion draft. Mark taylor / The Canadian Press

Regina native Zack Evans is staying home after signing a four-year extension with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

The six-foot-four defensive lineman began his second stint with the Roughriders in 2018 after signing with the club in the off-season. Evans originally left the Roughriders in 2013 when the Ottawa Redblacks selected him in the expansion draft.

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The 28-year-old Evans started all 18 games last season, registering four fumble recoveries, one touchdown, one sack and 15 tackles.

Evans has won the Grey Cup twice in his career, with Saskatchewan in 2013 and Ottawa in 2016.

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