Queen’s adds three more recruits to roster

KINGSTON, Ont. (February 13, 2017) – Queen’s football head coach Pat Sheahan is pleased to announce the signing and commitment of receiver Richard Burton (Ottawa), defensive end David Morton (Almonte, Ont.) and offensive lineman Harrison Taylor (Ayr, Ont.). to the Gaels football program.

Burton is a 6-0, 175-pound receiver who comes to Queen’s from Nepean High School. Burton has played football with the Myers Riders in the OVFL where he was an all-star receiver.

Morton is a versatile athlete who also is a track runner competing in the 4×100 with his high school in Almonte. A 6-4 225-pound defensive lineman, Morton looks to pursue a degree in engineering at Queen’s.

Queen’s continues to add size at the offensive line and Harrison Taylor fits the mold. Taylor is 6-4 and 270-pounds and played for the 2016 OVFL champion Cambridge Lions.

The newest Gaels join previously announced recruits, Jeffrey Boch and Brendan Steele. For more info on their announcements, please click here. Along with the trio of Daniel Challice, James DuManoir and Jonathan Wedgbury, for info on these new Gaels click here.

For information on Queen’s football season tickets for 2017 and to see the Gaels schedule visit www.richardsonstadium.com.

2017 QUEEN’S FOOTBALL RECRUITS TO DATE:

Last First Hometown Prov. Position Ht Wt Program (expected) High School
Boch Jeffrey Ottawa Ont. OL 6-7 285 Economics All Saints CHS
Burtenshaw Konner Odessa Ont. RB 5-11 220 Arts Ernestown DHS
Burton Richard Ottawa Ont. REC 6-0 175 Economics Nepean HS
Challice Daniel Peterborough Ont. DB/LB 6-2 215 Arts Adam Scott CI
DuManoir James Cobourg Ont. OL 6-4 315 Arts St. Mary CSS
Morton David Almonte Ont. DE 6-4 225 Engineering Almonte
Rogers Jordan Toronto Ont. OL 6-5 305 Engineering East York Collegiate
Steele Brendan Kingston Ont. QB 6-1 190 Commerce Frontenac SS
Taylor Harrison Ayr Ont. OL 6-4 270 Engineering Southwood CI
Wedgbury Jonathan Toronto Ont. OL 6-7 285 Arts Upper Canada College

Source: Queen’s Football

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