CFL Draft

Riders sign second overall draft pick Nelson Lokombo

June 4, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed their first round CFL draft pick, defensive back Nelson Lokombo.

Alouettes sign draft picks David Côté and Ethan Makonzo

June 2, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Montreal Alouettes have signed kicker David Côté and linebacker Ethan Makonzo, two players selected in the 2021 CFL Canadian Draft.

Riders sign two from ’21 Draft Class including Bandy

May 31, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed two members of its 2021 CFL Draft class, defensive lineman Alain Cimankinda and offensive lineman Logan Bandy, the team announced on Monday.

Alabama’s John Metchie III takes home Cornish Trophy

May 24, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
John Metchie III is the winner of the fourth Jon Cornish Trophy for the top Canadian in NCAA Football, it was announced on Monday.

The Wait Continues: Could ‘Futures’ picks one day pay off?

May 22, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
We’ve seen CFL teams draft players with NFL commitments that arrive in Canada later down the road. Here, we take a look at six highly-skilled players that CFL teams are still waiting on.

Lions sign three 2021 Draft picks including Hladik

May 21, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The BC Lions have signed three Nationals selected in the 2021 CFL Draft, the team announced on Friday.

Ticats sign four more members of 2021 draft class

May 21, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed four more members of the club’s 2021 Canadian Football League Draft Class on Friday.

Bombers sign draft pick Kyle Borsa

May 20, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announce that the club has signed 2021 CFL Draft selection Kyle Borsa.

Lions sign Canadian QB Nathan Rourke

May 19, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The BC Lions Football Club has signed QB Nathan Rourke (N) to a three-year contract. The Victoria native was selected the second round (15th overall) of the 2020 CFL Draft.

Argos sign 2021 draft pick Nicastro; release Kozachuk, Price

May 18, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts have signed Canadian OL Peter Nicastro, the team’s first-round draft selection (7th overall) from the 2021 CFL Draft. RELATED » CFL announces plans for ...

Stampeders sign four 2021 draft picks including Bell

May 18, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Calgary Stampeders have signed four players who were selected during the Canadian draft earlier this month.

Jake Burt shares his journey from Boston to top CFL pick

May 16, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
Jake Burt, the No. 1 pick in last week’s CFL Draft, joins Donnovan Bennett on this week’s edition of The Waggle to talk about his football journey, his Canadian roots and mandatory ...

Tait: Built off of adversity, Patrice Rene eyes a bright future

May 16, 2021 | Ed Tait
Patrice Rene still has a year of NCAA football in front of him, but as Bluebombers.com’s Ed Tait details, it’s the journey behind him that’s made him such a tantalizing prospect.

Risk and Reward: 8 ‘Futures’ that eventually made it to the CFL

May 15, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
While Edmonton took a risk drafting NFL-bound Tevaun Smith eighth overall in 2016, Smith has since become an impact player in the CFL. Sometimes it pays to take risks with futures picks in the ...

Homegrown Hladik ready to jump to the Lions

May 14, 2021 | Matt Baker
Vernon, BC’s Ben Hladik got the best possible outcome in last week’s CFL Draft when the BC Lions took him in the third round. The UBC linebacker is hoping for a long CFL career, he ...

Bombers ink a pair from 2021 Draft class

May 14, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed 2021 CFL Draft selections Redha Kramdi (DB, second round, 16th overall) and Robbie Lowes (LB, fourth round, 34th overall).

Ferguson: When draft classes collide

May 13, 2021 | Marshall Ferguson
With the 2020 and 2021 rookie classes set to collide in training camps this year, CFL.ca’s Marshall Ferguson took it a step further and assembled some all-rookie lineups on offence and defence.

The Waggle, Ep. 261: Getting to know No. 1 pick Jake Burt

May 12, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
Hear from 1st overall CFL Draft selection Jake Burt, as the former Boston College/New England Patriots TE expects a lot from himself and his new team — the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Ferguson: Darren Flutie sees success for Jake Burt

May 11, 2021 | Marshall Ferguson
As first overall pick Jake Burt learns about the CFL and the Ticats, he’s had a great resource at hand in fellow Boston College alum and former Ticats receiver Darren Flutie. CFL.ca’s ...

Tait: More on the Bombers and the ’21 CFL Draft

May 10, 2021 | Ed Tait
After going third overall in the CFL Draft, Liam Dobson got a lofty comparison thrown his way, in the form of legendary Blue Bomber o-lineman Chris Waltby. Bluebombers.com’s Ed Tait takes a ...
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