CanWest Recruiting Wrap: Two CFC100s find new homes out West

Alberta Golden Bears

LB Jake Gehlert

Alberta have signed LB Jake Gehlert out of CFC50 Harry Ainlay.  The latest addition to the Golden Bears stands at 6’1″, 190lbs.

Calgary Dinos

CFC100 LB Landon Van Egmond

Local LB Landon Van Egmond out of CFC50 St. Francis will be staying close to home with his commitment to the Dinos. Calgary’s newest recruit weighs in at 6’1″, 200lbs.

Manitoba Bisons

LB/K Ty Bailey

Manitoba have made a big signing from Alberta with the commitment of LB/K Ty Bailey out Henry Wise Wood.

“The University of Manitoba was a perfect fit,” he states. “They run a strong and intelligent defense where I can see myself excelling in. They also have an amazing coaching staff and a great facility.”

The 6’0″, 185lbs prospect is hoping he can help bring home the national title to Winnipeg.

“I want to excel at my position helping the team win a Vanier. I want to learn the defense in and out so I can play 100% on the field,” he states.

WR Tyson Orregaard

Offensive weapon WR Tyson Orregaard out of CFC50 G.W. Graham has signed with the Bisons. The BC native measures in at 6’0″, 170lbs.

Regina Rams

WR Rylan Sokul/DL Payton O’Connor

The Regina Rams have landed two recruits from the Regina Thunder with the signing of Rylan Sokul from Wynyard, SK, and DL Payton O’Connor, who previously played at Minot State before joining the CJFL. O’Connor stands at 6’2″, 255lb, and Sokul lines up at 6’4″, 220lbs.

Saskatchewan Huskies

CFC100 DT Reece McCormick

Saskatchewan have continued to build their dream defence with the signing of DT Reece McCormick from the Regina Thunder. The Rams’ latest addition will be a force in the middle of the defence standing at 6’2″, 310lbs.


OT Axel Statton

OT Axel Statton out of CFC50 Terry Fox has agreed to terms with the Thunderbirds.

“I chose UBC for its culture and because I knew many of the lineman that went there. I also liked the head coach Nill’ philosophy. I look forward to developing my potential with UBC,” he states.

Statton will had some size to the line standing at 6’6″, 255lbs.

WR Mark Webb

UBC continues to make waves in Ontario with the signing of WR Mark Webb of the Ottawa Sooners.

The CJFL product will use his frame of 6’2″, 205lbs to help the Thunderbirds’ offence.

WR Carter Brett

Another wide receiver is joining UBC with the signing of WR Carter Brett out of Ballenas. The Island star should make an impact out wide with his 6’5″, 200lbs frame.

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