Kory Sheets ran for a record 197 yards and two touchdowns, leading the Saskatchewan Roughriders over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 45-23 Sunday night in the 101st Grey Cup game.
Sheets, who briefly played for the Miami Dolphins and Carolina Panthers, broke the Canadian Football League championship game rushing mark of 169 yards set in 1956 by Edmonton's Johnny Bright.
Sheets was especially impressive in the first half.
The former Purdue star ran for 128 yards and a TD in leading Saskatchewan to a 31-6 advantage.
Darian Durant threw three touchdown passes as Saskatchewan won its fourth Grey Cup and first since '07.