March 20, 2014

Combine: Four from Toronto added to National roster Staff

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League held its third and final Regional Combine today in Toronto, resulting in the four final players being invited to the National CFL Combine presented by Reebok in Toronto this coming weekend.

Players Raye Hartmann, Scott MacDonell, Aaron Milton and James Tuck were extended an invitation to display their athletic abilities once again in front of CFL scouts, coaches and management at the National CFL Combine in Toronto, beginning tomorrow and concluding Sunday March 23.

Raye Hartmann, a defensive back from St. Francis Xavier and a native of Mississauga, ON, showed off his strength by completing 14 reps at the bench press drill (most reps among defensive backs). Hartmann also recorded the second farthest broad jump at the Combine with a jump of 10’5.50″. 

Wide receiver, Scott MacDonell who is a native of Montreal, QC and played collegiately at Queen’s, had 13 reps in the bench press drill (third among receivers) and recorded the second farthest broad jump among receivers with a jump spanning 9’9.00″.  

University of Toronto running back, Aaron Milton, a native of Whitby, ON, showcased his skills in the 3-cone and short shuttle drills where he placed the best numbers among running backs. Milton recorded 7.109s in the 3-cone and 4.265 in the shuttle.  

Defensive end, James Tuck from York University recorded the best numbers among defensive linemen in four drills including; 40-yard dash (4.875), vertical jump (35.00″), broad jump (10’0.00″) and short shuttle (4.369).

Overall, 37 players attended today’s combine in Toronto and each athlete worked out in front of scouts from all CFL Teams. Click here to view the roster and results from the Toronto Regional Combine.

In total, after three Regional Combines, 13 players were extended an invitation to the National CFL Combine (five each from Edmonton, Montreal and three from Toronto).