2021 Global Combine

Edmonton takes Danish OL Steven Nielsen 2nd overall in Global Draft

April 15, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Edmonton Football Team have selected Danish offensive lineman Steven Nielsen with the second overall pick in the 2021 CFL Global Draft.

A pair of potential first-rounders in Thursday’s Global Draft

April 14, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
With the CFL’s Global Draft a day away, we take a look at a pair of interesting offensive linemen that could both be first-round picks.

Global Prospect Profile: Steven Nielsen

April 14, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The 6’8″ offensive lineman from Denmark dominated all along the offensive line for 4 years at Eastern Michigan, and now the self-proclaimed CFL fan can not wait to get selected in the ...

Boqiao Li hopes to make the leap from China to the CFL

April 13, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
Chinese linebacker Boqiao Li has zigzagged the globe playing football. For his next stop he’s hoping to make the leap from China to the CFL.

Maruo ready to bring aggressive, violent game to CFL

April 12, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
Les Maruo left his home in Japan when he was nine, grew up playing football in the U.S., then returned to play in Japan’s X League. On Thursday at the CFL’s Global Draft, the ...

Global Prospect Profile: Chris Mulumba

April 12, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
Three-time Finnish national judo champion Chris Mulumba transferred his hand-to-hand combat skills to the trenches on the football field. Now the defensive lineman from Helsinki is looking to ...

British LB Izinyon draws an impressive comparison ahead of Global Draft

April 11, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
Heading into Thursday’s CFL Global Draft, British linebacker David Izinyon drew the best comparison he could get, in being likened to Winnipeg Blue Bomber Thiadric Hansen.

Dutch prospect Vrede on getting drafted: ‘It would mean a lot to me’

April 10, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
His journey began in the Netherlands and now Tyron Vrede’s is hoping the next step of his football career leads him to being drafted by a CFL team.

O’Leary: Danish OL Nielsen leans on US experience in Global draft

April 8, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
Danish offensive lineman Steven Nielsen eyes a trip across the Atlantic to play football, but it’s not the first time he’s made that journey. CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary ...

The Waggle, Ep. 256: Global Draft & scouring the world for talent

April 7, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
With the CFL Global Draft coming up on April 15th, the CFL’s CFO & Head of Football Operations, Greg Dick, joins Donnovan to discuss the challenges of scouting and drafting global ...

Simon, Lions hoping for immediate impact from Global Draft

April 6, 2021 | Matt Baker
As BCLions.com’s Matt Baker writes, Lions Director of Global Scouting Geroy Simon is getting ready for BC to select first overall in the 2021 Global Draft.

France’s Tony Anderson eyes next step in his football journey

April 6, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
France’s Tony Anderson is eyeing the next step in his football journey and hope to get drafted by a CFL team.