Stampeders select LB Alex Singleton, six others at CFL Draft

Dec 19 2017, 11:27 am

The Calgary Stampeders added some new talent to their prospect pool at Tuesday’s CFL Draft. The team drafted seven players, including linebacker Alex Singleton from Montana State sixth overall. Here’s a look at the seven newest players to wear the red, white, and black.

Alex Singleton

Drafted: 1st round, 6th overall

Position: Linebacker

Size: 6’2″, 233 pounds

Singleton was a three-year starter at Montana State. In his final two seasons, he accumulated 246 tackles, 31.5 tackles for loss, and four interceptions. He has spent time with both the Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings of the NFL.

Juwan Brescacin

Drafted: 2nd round, 15th overall

Position: Wide Receiver

Size: 6’4″, 230 pounds

Brescanin played his last three seasons with Northern Illinois, where he had 88 receptions for a total of 1,242 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Roman Grozman

Drafted: 4th round, 33rd overall

Position: Offensive Lineman

Size: 6’4″, 315 pounds

Grozman was a senior starting offensive lineman for the Concordia Stingers. He impressed with his size and mobility when he played in the 13th Annual CIS East-West Bowl.

Jean-Phillipe Bolduc

Drafted: 5th round, 38th overall

Position: Defensive Back

Size: 6’1″, 210 pounds

Bolduc played eight games for the Laval Rouge et Or, picking up 21.5 tackles, one interception returned for 41 yards, and one fumble recovery.

Pierre-Luc Caron

Drafted: 5th round, 42nd overall

Position: Linebacker

Size: 6’2″, 230 pounds

Also with the Rouge et Or, Caron was the team’s first-string long snapper for four seasons. He had 7.5 tackles and deserves partial credit for Laval’s special-teams unit being first in field-goal percentage and second in punting average.

Michael Kashak

Drafted: 6th round, 51st overall

Position: Defensive Lineman

Size: 5’11”, 242 pounds

Kashak had 62 tackles – 24 for a loss – and 17.5 sacks over his four years at McMaster. He also had two forced fumble and one interception return of 25 yards. Kashak was the top defensive lineman at the bench press at the CFL combine with 25 reps.

Quinn Horton

Drafted: 8th round, 68th overall

Position: Defensive Lineman

Size: 6’3″, 289 pounds

Horton was Simon Fraser’s top defensive lineman in 2015 with 22 solo tackles – 8.5 for a loss – as well as 1.5 sacks. He could potentially be used as an offensive lineman for the Stampeders.

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