CanWest Recruiting WRAP: Alberta caps busy month with nine recruits including CFC150

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University of Alberta

The Alberta Golden Bears have been busy recruiting. The first of many recruits is DE Alex Oboh. Oboh is a defensive end from the Notre Dame Pride in Calgary. He should become a force on the defensive line at 6’0″, 210lbs.


Another defensive recruit is Sam Thiel. Sam comes to the University of Alberta from West Vancouver. The 6’5″, 250lbs defensive end played high school football for West Vancouver Secondary.

A new linebacker will call Alberta home in 2022. Duncan, B. C’s LB Finn Shea will don the green and gold of U of A for years to come. Shea plays football for the Bulldogs in the Cowichan Valley Football Association. He could become a force in the middle of Alberta’s defense at 6’1″, 190lbs.

The Golden Bears have signed an Albertan to their offense. Sylvan Lakes’ WR Cody Peever will follow his dream with the University of Alberta. Peever has been making a name for himself with the HJ Cody Lakers the last two years. He stands at 6’2″,190lbs.

WR Ercy Avul will join Cody Peever as the newest wide receivers on the University of Alberta. Avul will have a short trip to Edmonton from Abbotsford, B.C. The Golden Bears’ recruit stands at 6’2″, 165lbs. Avul played high school football for W.J. Mouat.


They’ve also bolstered their running backs corps with the singing of two running backs. RB Quinton Kremp and RB Duncan Critch are excited to join the Golden Bears.

Kremp grew up in Red Deer, Alberta where he played for Notre Dame. He will use his 6’1″, 185lbs frame to advantage while he’s attacking opposing defenses.

Critch will be a different type of running back at 5’8″, 180lbs. He broke into the football scene with the CFC25 St. Joseph’s Celtics.

The Golden Bears continue with the signing of two offensive linemen. OL Carter Remillard is the first of two offensive lineman that will join the Golden Bears in 2022. Remillard hails from Grande Prairie, Alberta. He was most recently on the CFC25 St. Joseph Celtics.

Remillard could make a name for himself in the trenches at 6’1″, 265lbs.

CFC150 OL Landon Maddigan is the second addition the University of Alberta has made to their offensive line. Maddigan makes his way to the U of A from Salisbury Composite High School in Edmonton.

University of Manitoba

The University of Manitoba Bisons have added a key piece to their offensive line. The CJFL’s Maxwell Fisher will take the next step in his career with the U of M. Maxwell honed his football skills with the Edmonton Wildcats. At 6’5″, 315lbs, Fisher should help create space in the backfield for Manitoba’s offense.

University of Calgary

The Calgary Dinos are excited to welcome a local prospect to their team. LB Ruyter Swagar is the latest recruit to sign with the U of C.

“It’s been the school that both of my parents have gone to, and I’ve grown up dreaming of going to this school,” explains Ruyter.

Swagar will be pursuing a Biomedical Sciences or Kinesiology degree. His goals at the University of Calgary are to develop as a football player, and then use his skills to go down to the states and play NCAA ball. At 6’1″, 190lbs, Ruyter has spent time at linebacker, running back and long snapper.


A big addition has been made to the Calgary Dinos’ offense. Newly signed WR Casey Albert will be bringing his talents to the University of Calgary. Albert grew up in Red Deer, Alberta. He has been a member of Hunting Hills football team since 2019. Calgary’s newest offensive threat is 5’10″, 170lbs.

University of Regina

A prospect from the west coast will make Regina home in 2022. Belmont Bulldogs’ C James Mullen has agreed to terms with the University of Regina. The biggest reason James signed with Regina is their coaching staff. “I connect with them, and Regina is known for sending lineman to the CFL,” he replies.

Mullen will be studying Kinesiology. He plans to develop and work on his strength as a player and in the weight room to make it to the CFL. The Rams new center stands at 6’2″, 295lbs.

University of Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Huskies have made a singing from the Queen City. LB Alex Pitroff will take the next step in his career with the University of Saskatchewan. Pitroff stands at 6’0″, 205lbs. His main position is linebacker. During his high school years he played for the CFC25 Sheldon Williams Spartans.

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