Queen’s lands third #CFC100 (VIDEO)

Quebec linebacker joins OUA team’s 2015 class.

Recently, Queen’s Gaels secured their third #CFC 100.

The Kingston, Ontario team announced the addition of Philippe Archambault to their football program. Archambault will join the team for the 2015 OUA season.

The 6’1, 217 pound linebacker from Montreal, Quebec began his gridiron journey in Grade 8 with RSEQ Juvenile Division 1 team, College Jean-Eudes Eagles where he spent four seasons.

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He moved on to play for Upper Canada College Blues of the Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association (CISAA). In 2013, he guided the team to the CISAA Championship. During his time there, he was a captain and also named Blues Rookie of the Year.

“Philippe Archambault’s arrival at Queen’s this August will be a much celebrated event here in Kingston,” commented Gaels Head Coach Pat Sheahan.  “He is a game changer in the 2015 recruiting class with high Queen’s pedigree.”

“A 95 percent average student who excels at football is exactly what our recruiting mandate calls for. Great size, terrific football instincts and toughness and natural leadership skills make him a potential impact player this season. A graduate from prestigious College Jean Eudes in Montreal and a great finish at UCC in Toronto, Philippe was highly sought after by several schools in Quebec and Ontario. We have landed a good one here and I am excited about him.”

With his commitment, Archambault becomes the third #CFC100 to sign with the OUA team.  Fullback Marquis Richards and receiver Chris Osei-Kusi are the others.

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