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2014 Draft: 1st Overall Pick - Pierre Lavertu
Yan Doublet
 

Stampeders.com Staff

CALGARY -- Calgary Stampeders head coach and general manager John Hufnagel announced Thursday the signing of three players including non-import offensive lineman Pierre Lavertu, the No. 1 overall selection at the 2014 CFL Draft.

Also signed were non-import defensive back Adam Thibault, a third-round selection (24th overall) in the 2014 draft, and import defensive lineman Kayvon Sherrill. As per team policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

Lavertu was a four-time Quebec conference all-star and three-time CIS all-Canadian at the Universite Laval. He was a member of the Rouge et Or’s Vanier Cup-winning squads in 2010, 2012 and 2013.

Thibault is also a Laval product. After making the conversion from receiver to defensive back in 2013, he recorded 21 tackles, one sack and two forced fumbles as he helped the Rouge et Or to a Vanier Cup title. Thibault recorded the fastest 40-yard time at the 2014 CFL draft combine.

Sherrill is a Florida Atlantic University product who earlier this month attended mini-camp with the National Football League’s Jacksonville Jaguars.

 

Fan Comments
als rule
will lavertu start on the offensive line or be the 6th OL?!!
May 30, 2014 - 7:39am
 

Draft Tracker

Pick Team Pos Player
1 Stampeders via OTT OL Lavertu, Pierre
2 Blue Bombers OL Goossen, Matthias
3 Argonauts via EDM RB Coombs, Anthony
4 REDBLACKS via MTL DB Pruneau, Antoine
5 Alouettes via OTT via BC OL Foucault, David
6 Eskimos via TOR WR Bailey, Devon
7 Stampeders DL Smith, Quinn
8 Tiger-Cats via SSK via HAM LB Landry, Beau
9 Tiger-Cats via SSK DL Gill, Evan
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