Neal Hughes No. 32 Saskatchewan Roughriders Date of birth: July 2, 1980 (age 31) Place of birth: Regina, Saskatchewan Career information Status: Active CFL status: Non-import Position(s): FB Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 208 lb (94 kg) University: Regina High school: Thom Collegiate Organizations As player: 2004–present Saskatchewan Roughriders Career highlights and awards
- 95th Grey Cup champion
Playing stats at
Neal Hughes (b. July 2, 1980 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a professional Canadian football player for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Hughes signed with the Riders as a free agent after completing his university career with the Regina Rams.
Hughes was born and raised in Regina, and has played all of his football in the city, starting out in the Regina Minor Football (RMF) system at the age of 7. He played peewee and midget, moving up to the Thom Collegiate Trojans for his high school football career. During his career with the Rams, he was named the university's Male Athlete of the Year in 2003.
After an outstanding collegiate career, Hughes signed a free agent contract with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in April 2004. Under head coach Danny Barrett, he spent much of his time as backup fullback to Chris Szarka, while also playing on special teams. He had his first reception against Winnipeg in the Banjo Bowl in 2007 and had his first carry on Oct 21, 2007 against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and scored his first CFL touchdown five days later against the Edmonton Eskimos on a four yard run. He also added a receiving touchdown in the West Final playoff game against the BC Lions.
In 2008, Hughes enjoyed a breakout season recording 35 carries for 130 yards and four touchdowns and 16 receptions for 187 yards and three touchdowns. His seven touchdowns was only second on the team behind Wes Cates, despite playing in only 12 games due to an leg injury that took him out of most of August and September. Hughes also led the team in special teams tackles, with 21 to his credit. Due to a nagging knee injury, Hughes sat out for 11 games in 2009 and saw a diminished role in the offense, seeing his first touch of the season in the second-to-last regular season game.
Hughes has a personal web site.
- ^ "Player Profile: Neal Hughes". Saskatchewan Roughriders Football Club. http://www.saskriders.com/team/roster/detail/?roster_id=76.
- ^ "Neal Hughes Football". Neal Hughes. http://nealhughesfootball.com/.
Saskatchewan Roughriders current roster Active roster
2 Barrin Simpson | 3 James Robinson | 4 Darian Durant | 7 Weston Dressler | 8 Ryan Dinwiddie | 9 Brandon West | 10 Luca Congi | 14 James Patrick | 15 Lance Frazier | 17 Cole Bergquist | 18 Scott McHenry | 19 Christopher Milo | 20 Wes Cates | 21 Hugh Charles | 22 Stu Foord | 25 Leron Mitchell | 26 Graeme Bell | 27 Nick Graham | 28 Craig Butler | 31 Sean Lucas | 32 Neal Hughes | 38 Tristan Jackson | 39 Chris McKenzie | 41 Remond Willis | 45 Mike McCullough | 46 Kye Stewart | 47 Cory Huclack | 50 Jerrell Freeman | 51 Alexander Krausnick-Groh | 52 George Hudson | 53 Patrick Neufeld | 57 Marc Parenteau | 60 Gene Makowsky | 64 Dan Goodspeed | 66 Chris Best | 68 Alexandre Gauthier | 74 Keith Shologan | 77 Mathieu Boulay | 80 Efrem Hill | 82 Jason Clermont | 83 Andy Fantuz | 84 Cary Koch | 89 Chris Getzlaf | 93 Tearrius George | 94 Dario Romero | 99 Shomari Williams
Practice roster Injured List Suspended List East: HAM · MON · TOR · WIN • West: BC · CAL · EDM · SAS
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