CFL scouting bureau: winter edition

The Canadian Football League put out the second edition of the scouting bureau of the top 20 ranked prospects eligible for the 2019 CFL Draft.

The first edition was released in September.

WINTER SCOUTING BUREAU RANKINGS
Rank Name Position School Hometown
  1. (2)
Mathieu Betts DL Laval Montréal, QC
      2. (4) Shane Richards OL Oklahoma St. Calgary, AB
      3. (5) Justin McInnis REC Arkansas St. Pierrefonds, QC
      4. (1) Jonathan Kongbo DL Tennessee Surrey, B.C.
      5. (9) Alex Fontana OL Kansas Toronto, ON
      6. (3) Hergy Mayala REC Connecticut Montreal, QC
      7. (10) Alexandre Savard REC Laval Québec, QC
      8. (11) Maleek Irons RB Ohio Chilliwack, B.C.
      9. (13) Kurleigh Gittens Jr. REC Laurier Ottawa, ON
     10. (7) Brady Oliveira RB North Dakota Winnipeg, MB
     11. (18) Maurice Simba OL Concordia Laval, QC
     12. (15) Robbie Smith DL Laurier Brampton, ON
      13. (14) Kaion Julien Grant REC St. Francis Xavier Toronto, ON
      14. (19) Fraser Sopik LB Western Toronto, ON
      15. (17) Jamie Harry DB Ottawa Lachine, QC
      16. (12) Samuel Thomassin OL Laval Québec, QC
      17. (8) Zach Wilkinson OL Northern Colorado Vancouver, B.C
      18. (-) Trivel Pinto REC UBC Toronto, ON
     19. (20) Michael O’Connor QB UBC Orleans, ON
      20. (-) Nate Anderson DL Missouri Toronto, ON

BY THE NUMBERS

The rankings include six receivers, five offensive linemen, four defensive linemen, two running backs and a quarterback, linebacker and defensive back.

16 schools are represented on the list with Laval (three), Laurier (two) and UBC (two) having multiple prospects on the list.

2018 CFL Draft first overall selection Mark Chapman was ranked 10th on the 2017 Winter Scouting Bureau.

Last year’s winter rankings saw 19 of 20 prospects selected in the CFL Draft, with nine being selected in the first round.

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