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2013 Draft: 6th Overall Pick - Hunter Steward Staff

VANCOUVER -- After making his seven picks in last year's Draft, Wally Buono said he was willing to wait for them to make their way to the CFL.

Today, Buono can cross one item off his list, as hulking offensive lineman Hunter Steward has signed his first contract with the team.

Standing tall at 6'6" and 312 lbs, Steward was the club’s first selection (sixth overall) in the 2013 CFL Draft and spent the last three years at Liberty University.

The Victoria resident who has spent the last six years stateside was the starting left tackle for the Flames over the past two seasons after spending his first year as a reserve on the school’s defensive line.

“Hunter is a big, athletic offensive lineman who has tremendous upside,” said VP of football operations and GM Wally Buono. “When you add the acquisition of Hunter to our offensive line which already includes Matt Norman and Kirby Fabien, it certainly gives us a bright future.”

Steward and other first-year Leos will hit the field for the first time in May when the club stages a three-day mini-camp in Kamloops (May 29, 30, 31) prior to the start of training camp on June 1st.

Fan Comments
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could be a HUGE signing for wallyworld's new OL!!
March 27, 2014 - 6:19pm

Draft Tracker

Pick Team Pos Player
1 REDBLACKS OL Mateas, Alex
2 Blue Bombers OL Chungh, Sukh
3 Argonauts OL McEwen, Sean
4 Alouettes DB Ackie, Chris
5 Lions DL Mrabure-Ajufo, Ese
6 Roughriders WR Demski, Nic
7 Eskimos OL Groulx, Danny
8 Alouettes via HAM OL Ruby, Jacob
9 Stampeders OL Lavoie, Karl
Bench Press
 Byron Archambault (17) 41 reps
40-Yard Dash
 Tevaughn Campbell  4.355
Vertical Jump
 Chris Ackie 40.0"
Broad Jump
 Chris Ackie 10'11.50"
Shuttle  Byron Archambault  4.18
3-Cone  Nic Demski  6.91

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