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2014 Draft: 2nd Overall Pick - Matthias Goossen
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WINNIPEG -- The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have added size to their offensive line, drafting SFU lineman Matthias Goossen second overall in the 2014 CFL Draft.  He the ninth ranked prospect in April's final CFL Scouting Bureau.

During his four year career with Simon Fraser, Goossen was named a GNAC First Team All-Conference selection three times during his collegiate career.

The 6-4, 294 lbs lineman showed off his versatility by playing every position on the offensive line during his career.

The Richmond, BC native was also named a BSN Pre-Season All-American prior to the 2012 season.

“He brings versatility having played every position along the offensive line during his time at Simon Fraser,” said CIS Insider Justin Dunk.
Goossen pumped out an impressive 29 reps in the bench press at the 2014 CFL Combine in March, the fifth best total among all prospects.

More to come...

Fan Comments
als rule
another season another new center for the BBs!!
May 15, 2014 - 9:01am
 
tabbiefanmcb
Well his selection by the 'Peg was predicted!
May 13, 2014 - 10:25pm
 
Bench Press
RANKNamePosSchoolReps
1  Byron Archambault (17) LB  Montreal  41
2  Ettore Lattanzio (20) DL  Ottawa  32
3  Matt Rea RB  Michigan State  31
4  Christophe Normand RB  Laval  29
5  Sean McEwen (6) OL  Calgary  27
T6  Auston Johnson LB  South Dakota  26
T6  Lemar Durant WR  SFU  26
T8  Sukh Chung (7) OL  Calgary  25
T9  Quinn Lawlor OL  BYU  24
T9  James Bodanis OL  Michigan State  24

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