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Ryan Smith, a former North Dakota State standout, played his first game as a professional with the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders last week. Bryan Schlosser / Regina Leader Post

Former Bison standout Smith hopes playing style a good fit in Canada

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Fargo - Ryan Smith admits he’s still learning the Canadian Football League rules – which differ from the American rules he followed in his high school and college careers.


“Every day it is something different,” said Smith, a wide receiver for the defending Grey Cup champion Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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Eric Peterson
Peterson covers small college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.

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