RSEQ: CEGEP division 1 (AAA) players of year & all-stars


The RSEQ honored the best student-athletes in Division 1 college football at the annual banquet on Saturday at the John Molson Room. The Elks of Collège François-Xavier-Garneau got their hands on three of the seven individual awards.

Luis-Andres Guimond-Mota (Quebec, Que.) Won the title of “player of the season” in Division 1 college football. Running back College Francois-Xavier-Garneau amassed 1108 yards in 147 carries, leading the league in the 2011 season. Guimond-Mota scored six touchdowns.

His teammate, Antoine Leduc (Quebec, Que.) wins the honor as offensive player of the year. The Elks quarterback completed 117 of his 195 passing attempts for an efficiency percentage of 60%. Leduc amassed 1,388 yards in addition to throwing ten touchdowns. In addition, the student-athlete from Quebec was very effective on the ground. He ran 124 times for 582 yards and eleven TDs.

Jean-François Cyr (Tring-Junction, Que.) of Champlain College Lennoxville, was honored for his work on defense, winning the “defensive player of the year” by virtue of his 28 solo tackles and 21 asssisted tackles. Jean-François also managed five sacks and seven tackles for loss during the 2011 season.


Louis-Philippe Simoneau (Saint-Hyacinthe, Que.) is the “special teams player of the year”. The Elks kicker finished top of Division 1 college football for kicking accuracy. Louis-Philippe amassed 2,791 yards on kickoff 55 yards in 1355 and 38 punts.

The rookie of the year is Regis Cibasu (Montreal, Que.) of Collège Édouard-Montpetit. Despite the fact that it was in its first year, he caught in 58 catches for 824 yards.

Yoan Bourgeault-Gagnon (Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Que.) Lynx is the “student-athlete par excellence”. Linebacker managed 62 tackles with 56 solos and support for an impressive total of 90 points in ten games. Yoan also had two sacks and as many interceptions, and three tackles for loss.

Finally, Charles Vaillancourt (Coaticook, Que.) Champlain College Lennoxville was selected “offensive lineman of the year.”


Équipe d’étoiles
Position, nom, collègue, ville natale
Défensive, DE, Pierre-Étienne Tétreault, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, Québec, Qué.
Défensive, DE, James Reinlein, Cégep Vanier St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Qué.
Défensive, DT, Jean-François Cyr, Collège Champlain Lennoxville Tring-Jonction, Qué.
Défensive, DT, Kadeem Lewis, Cégep du Vieux Montréal Montréal, Qué.

Défensive, LB, Luka Ricard, Collège Champlain Lennoxville Montréal, Qué.
Défensive, LB, Maxime Drolet, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau Québec, Qué.
Défensive, LB, Maiko Zepeda-Girardin, Cégep Vanier, Deux Montagne, Qué.
Défensive, LB, Joey Finn, Collège Montmorency Blainville, Qué.

Défensive, DB, Fode Yansanne, Cégep du Vieux Montréal, Montréal, Qué.
Défensive, DB, Gabriel Fortier, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, L’Ancienne-Lorette, Qué.
Défensive, DB, Alex Hovington, Cégep du Vieux Montréal, Île Perrot, Qué.
Défensive, DB, Nicholas Gaudreault, Collège Champlain Lennoxville, Lachine, Qué.
Défensive, DB, Antoine Dutrisac, Cégep du Vieux Montréal, Montréal, Qué.

Offensive, OC, Charles Vaillancourt, Collège Champlain Lennoxville, Coaticook, Qué.
Offensive, OG, Philippe Gagnon, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, L’Ancienne-Lorette, Qué.
Offensive, OG, Marc Glaude, Cégep Vanier, Beaconsfield, Qué.
Offensive, OT, Jean-Simon Roy, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, Québec, Qué.
Offensive, OT, Alexandre Paquet, Collège Champlain Lennoxville, Chicoutimi, Qué.

Offensive, TE, Sean Erlington-Thomas, Cégep du Vieux Montréal, Montréal, Qué.
Offensive, Rec, Félix Lechasseur, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, Québec, Qué.
Offensive, Rec, Régis Cibasu, Collège Édouard-Montpetit, Montréal, Qué.
Offensive, Rec, Ali N’Dao, Collège Champlain Lennoxville, Laval, Qué.
Offensive, ReC, Joel Brtka, Cégep Vanier, North York

Offensive, RB, Luis-Andres, Guimond Mota, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, Québec, Qué.
Offensive, RB, Guillaume Charbonneau Lemaire, Cégep du Vieux Montréal, Montréal, Qué.
Offensive, RB, spécialiste du bloc, Nicholas Dubeau, Cégep du Vieux Montréal, France

Offensive, QB Antoine Leduc, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, Québec, Qué.
Offensive, QB Nicolas English, Cégep du Vieux Montréal, Montréal, Qué.

Punter, Louis-Philippe Simoneau, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, St-Hyacinthe, Qué.
Kicker, Louis-Philippe Simoneau, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, St-Hyacinthe, Qué.
Returner, Ali N’Dao, Collège Champlain Lennoxville , Laval, Qué.

Academic merit

Yoan Bourgeault Gagnon, Collège Édouard-Montpetit, Notre-Dame des Prairies, Qué.
Nicohlas Dubeau, Cégep du Vieux Montréal, France
Pierre-Étienne Tétreault, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, Québec, Qué.
Jordan Comtois, Collège Champlain Lennoxville, Sherbrooke, Qué.
Guillaume Dagher, Collège Montmorency, Laval, Qué.
James Reinlein, Cégep Vanier, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Qué.

Ethical team

Lynx du Collège Édouard-Montpetit

Coaching staff of year

Cougars du Collège Champlain Lennoxville

Statisticians ‘par exellence’
Élans du Collège François-Xavier-Garneau

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RSEQ: CEGEP division 1 (AAA) players of year & all-stars

The RSEQ honored the best student-athletes in Division 1 college football at the annual banquet on Saturday at the John Molson Room. The Elks of Collège François-Xavier-Garneau got their hands on three of the seven individual awards. (more…)

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