TORONTO — Offensive linemen top the list of the Top 15 prospects for the 2011 CFL Canadian Draft made public today by the league’s CFL Scouting Bureau.
The projected number one prospect is Philip Blake, a 6’3”, 315 pound centre from Toronto who plays at Baylor University, where he has also played offensive tackle.
Blake is one of three offensive linemen among the top five prospects, including University of Connecticut centre Moe Petrus, from St. Laurent, Quebec, and Rice University tackle Scott Mitchell, who hails from Ottawa.
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“There is a lot of excitement among our teams about the prospects available to them to in 2011,” said Kevin McDonald, Director of Football Operations and Development for the Canadian Football League.
“Of course, these are just projections. Our scouts will be watching how players progress this season, and how they fare at our Evaluation Camp. What is certain is that a new crop of talented young players is bound for our league.”