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May 16, 2018

Esks ink Onyeka, rest of 2018 draft class

Johany Jutras/CFL.ca

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos will have all of their recent draft picks in training camp, after agreeing to terms with all eight players picked back on May 3.

Here’s a recap of the Eskimos’ eight selections in the 2018 CFL Draft:

DB Godfrey Onyeka

Selected in the second round (10th overall), Onyeka attended Wilfrid Laurier from 2014 to 2017. He appeared in 32 games and recorded 125 total tackles, two quarterback sacks, seven interceptions, six pass knockdowns, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. Onyeka was named to the OUA Men’s All-Rookie team, and earned 2015-17 OUA and CIS Men’s First Team All-Star and All-Canadian honours.


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DB Jordan Beaulieu

Selected in the third round (24th overall), Beaulieu attended Western University from 2014 to 2017. He appeared in 24 games and recorded 48 total tackles, two tackles, five pass knockdowns, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Beaulieu was named OUA All-Rookie in 2014.

RB Tanner Green

Selected in the fourth round (32nd overall), Green attended Concordia from 2016 to 2017 and appeared in 12 games. He recorded six carries for 11 yards and one touchdown as well as one reception for five yards.

OL Curtis Krahn

Selected in the fifth round (40th overall), Krahn attended the University of Calgary from 2016 to 2017 and appeared in seven games this past season. Krahn joined the Dinos after spending time with the Winnipeg Rifles of the CJFL.

RB Alex Taylor

Selected in the sixth round (48th overall), Taylor attended Western University from 2014 to 2017. He appeared in 19 games and finished with 270 carries for 2,275 yards and 24 touchdowns. He also caught 19 passes for 240 yards and one touchdown.

WR Harry McMaster

Selected in the seventh round (53rd overall), McMaster attended Western University from 2013 to 2016 and appeared in 16 games. He recorded 50 receptions for 771 yards and six touchdowns.

DL Gabriel Bagnell

Selected in the seventh round (57th overall), Bagnell attended Acadia from 2014 to 2018 and appeared in 26 games. He recorded 29 total tackles, 6.5 quarterback sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble.

RB Blair Zerr

Selected in the eighth round (65th overall), Zerr attended Humboldt State from 2014 to 2016 and appeared in 17 games. He had 82 carries for 427 yards and five touchdowns. He also caught seven passes for 46 yards and one touchdown.