May 27, 2014

Yantz’s Chance: Bombers invite Bisons QB to camp Staff

WINNIPEG — – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced Tuesday that University of Manitoba Bisons quarterback Jordan Yantz will participate in the club’s training camp.

Yantz, 24, completed a highly successful first year with the Bisons (fourth year eligibility) and was named as a Canada West conference all-star in 2013.

The Regina native finished first in conference passing (fourth in CIS) with 2,474 and first in the whole CIS with 25 touchdown passes and threw for a 57.5 passing percentage (145-252).

In addition, the 6’1”, 213 pound quarterback was also eighth in Canada West rushing with 396 yards, while starting in all eight games in the 2013 regular season, and two playoff games.

Yantz also participated in the East-West Bowl this month, a game that showcases some of the CIS’ best football players.