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Draft Recap | Stocking The Cupboards
They sent shockwaves across the entire CFL by orchestrating a trade for the number one pick and with that, landed the slam dunk top player on their board. In round two, they came away with perhaps the best Canadian quarterback prospect this generation has seen. Those early moves will dominate the headlines in the aftermath, but it’s safe to say Rick Campbell and your BC Lions brass did a nice job stocking the cupboards with Canadian talent. Seven prospects and six different positions. ...
🎥"It was too good of an opportunity to pass up."
GM Ed Hervey speaks from the TELUS virtual media centra about moving up to number one in the draft and addressing some key needs on Thursday night.
🎥Williams | "It's awesome. I can't put it into words."
Linebacker Jordan Williams is ecstatic over being selected number one overall by the BC Lions. He joined host Matt Baker in the TELUS Virtual Media Centre moments after the Lions traded up to number one.
🎥 Rourke: "I was a BC Lion fan growing up"
Ohio University QB Nathan Rourke may have grown up in Ontario but was born in Victoria, BC and was a Lions fan. Tonight he was drafted by BC and is ecstatic to learn from a decorated veteran QB like Mike Reilly.
Lions Make Early Splash; Select Seven In CFL Draft
The BC Lions Football Club added seven Canadian prospects to its stable in Thursday’s CFL Draft and it all began with a splash. After swinging a deal with the Calgary Stampeders to land the first overall pick, the squad selected linebacker Jordan Williams out of East Carolina. Williams enjoyed a remarkable four years with the Pirates, recording 252 total tackles, four pass breakups, three pass knockdowns plus a fumble recovery. The native of Fayetteville, North Carolina attended a 2019 free ...
Lions Trade Up To Number 1, Select Linebacker Williams To Begin CFL Draft
After completing a major splash and landing the first overall pick moments before the 2020 CFL Draft, the BC Lions kicked off Thursday’s virtual proceedings by selecting East Carolina linebacker Jordan Williams. “It’s an honour for me to not only go number one, but to be selected by such a great organization,” said Williams from his home in Kentucky. “The chance to play with such a talented group of linebackers will further help my transition to the ...
🎥1st and Now Chat | Draft Talk With Rick Campbell
How deep is the prospect pool in this year’s CFL Draft? Head coach Rick Campbell joins 1st and Now Host Matt Baker to break it all down and talk about what the Lions are looking for with their seven selections.
CFL Draft Day Itinerary for BC Lions Fans
After months of anticipation, the 2020 CFL Draft is finally here! 73 Canadians will realize a life-long dream tonight when they hear their names called. As of writing this, the BC Lions will welcome seven new players to their squad this evening. The draft might look a little different this year, but for the first time in months, CFL fans will have something to be excited about. Lions’ fans won’t have to wait long to find out who our first round pick will be. BC holds the third overall ...
Previewing a "Deep" 2020 CFL Draft
Brodie Lawson and Marshall Ferguson preview the 2020 CFL Draft coming up on Thursday night, 8pm ET/5pm PT, including how starting QBs have greatly affected the 1st round of this years Draft.
By the Numbers: Breaking Down the Lions Last 10 Drafts
The CFL Draft is all about numbers. We want to know many yards a prospect ran for, how many interceptions that defensive back had, how tall that defensive lineman is and how many picks the Lions have. These are just a few examples of how the draft is essentially one big math equation for teams, deciding a player’s worth based on their skillset and the degree of need your team has for that position. This week, the BC Lions will select seven new Canadians in the CFL Draft to join their ...
Top 5 BC Lions Draft Steals since '05
It’s often said that evaluating players in the CFL Draft is an art form and not an exact science. No matter what a players’ measurables are, or how great their test scores are, it’s impossible to truly predict how a prospect will fare. There are numerous examples throughout the decades of top picks who failed to live up the hype, but today we will turn our attention to some BC Lions who outperformed their draft position. For the sake of this article, it was determined that only players ...
CFL Draft Memories: David Mackie Owned his Path to the Draft
Most of us mere mortals will never get to experience the feeling of hearing our name called at the CFL Draft. However, 73 players will get that honour on April 30th during the 2020 CFL Draft. One player who can relate to the nervous excitement prospects are currently feeling is Lions’ fullback David Mackie. The Lions took David with the 16th overall selection in the 2018 CFL Draft. Since being drafted, he has become a leader on offence and a stalwart for the club on special teams. Grandson ...
Where to Watch: 2020 CFL Draft broadcast info
The 2020 Canadian Football League Draft is set to kick off this Thursday and CFL.ca and TSN have sideline-to-sideline coverage of the selection process.
Gallimore headlines spring edition of Scouting Bureau
The CFL Scouting Bureau has released the final edition of the Top-20 prospects eligible for the 2020 CFL Draft on April 30.
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