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October 17, 2017

Bombers Add Three

Winnipeg Blue Bombers before the Labour Day game between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, SK. Sunday, September 4, 2016. (Photo: Johany Jutras)

WINNIPEG, MB., October 17, 2017 –  The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has added international running back Zach Bauman, International defensive lineman Sam Montgomery and National linebacker Frank Renaud to the practice roster.

Bauman (5-7, 192, Northern Arizona University, July 23, 1992 in Chandler, AZ) played four years with the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks and hit the 1,000-yard mark rushing each year. In his senior year, he rushed for 1,456 yard and 10 touchdowns. He has spent time on the practice squads of the Arizona Cardinals and Edmonton Eskimos.

Montgomery (6-4, 257, Louisiana State University, May 25, 1990 in Greenwood, SC) played three seasons with the LSU Tigers where and was named a first-team All-American in his final season. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the third round of the 2013 NFL draft, 95th overall. Since being released by the Texans, he has made stops with the Oakland Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals.

Renaud (6-0, 220, Windsor, January 3, 1993 in Windsor, ON) was drafted by the Blue Bombers in the sixth round of the 2016 CFL draft, 63rd overall. He spent time on this season’s practice roster before being released on September 5. Renaud played three seasons with the Windsor Lancers and made 120.5 tackles plus 7.5 sacks.

The team has also released (internationals) quarterback David Washington, and defensive backs Jordan Bowman and Antoine Tharpe.