November 22, 2022

Stamps Bring Back Rb

The Calgary Stampeders have signed national running back Kayden Johnson.

Kayden Johnson
Running back
College: York
Height: 6.02
Weight: 223
Born: Jan. 20, 1996
Birthplace: Kerrobert, SK

Johnson first signed with Calgary on Jan. 12, 2022, and he attended the Stamps’ training camp before being released. He also attended the 2021 camp of the BC Lions, the club that selected him in seventh round (58th overall) of the 2020 draft.

Johnson redshirted at the University of Saskatchewan in 2015 before spending four seasons at York. In 25 games for the Lions, he rushed 248 times for 1,199 yards and six touchdowns in addition to making 34 catches for 390 yards and one score. He finished his career with the seventh-most rushing touchdowns and 10th-most rushing yards in school history.