The last of our profiles on the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ major offseason free agent signings was actually the first of the four to be announced. Sorry, Paul, but that’s what happens when your brother doesn’t let me cheat off of his Spanish 102 final exam. Moving on …
PAUL WOLDU, Cornerback
Tale of the Tape: 6-foot-0 … 170 pounds … 27 years old … four CFL seasons … 2011: Montreal Alouettes
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: Member of 2009 and 2010 Grey Cup champion Montreal Alouettes … 2007 CIS First-Team All-Star … Played in 2006 Vanier Cup for the U of S Huskies.
Upside(s): Versatile – led the Als in special teams tackles in 2009 … Non-import at an import-heavy position … Hometown boy will help in the marketing department … Product of a winning culture.
Downside(s): Yet to establish himself as a consistent impact player on the corner … Still awaiting the long-overdue release of the first book in the Where’s Woldu? series.