Toronto added another potential special teams contributor and an athletic receiving prospect in Montreal pass-catcher Regis Cibasu. Two picks later, the REDBLACKS added their second O-lineman of the draft in Guelph’s Andrew Pickett.
The Eskimos picked Jordan Beaulieu 24th overall, followed by another defensive back going to Calgary in Guelph’s Royce Metchie.
The Bombers closed out the third round with McMaster’s Daniel Petermann at 26.
After a record-setting first round in which seven offensive linemen were selected, Knevel was the eighth off the board. Previously the top-ranked player in the Central Scouting Bureau, the University of Nebraska product could be a ‘futures’ pick for the Lions as he tests NFL waters.
It’s an intriguing pick for the Lions, however, who have focused on the trenches on both sides of the ball.
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